Archive for August 8th, 2012
Over the past two years, our winters have been long and cold, sometimes plunging to less than 10 degrees Celsius. In August, we note changes. Increases in temperature, new leaves appearing on our fruit trees in the orchard and with the arrival of the new leaves, the hatching out of the stick insects, but only on the early leafing trees. How is it, we asked, that the stick insects remain on the first trees, while the later leafing trees are allowed to flourish without stick insects?