A Peacock, which together with a couple of large whites were the only butterflies about.The first nice surprise were a couple of
Then I found some Rophalus subrufus, including a couple mating.
A Green shieldbug came out on the leaves to bask.
And then I came across some nursery web spiders, one of them a male prowling...
...demonstrating how agile they are moving across leaves, hiding behind them quickly if I moved a bit too fast or too close.
...and a placid female sunning herself on the oregano of the herb garden.