A pool of life!

I noticed a green layer (presumably algae) growing on the terracotta pots on my terrace. All the pots have greenish growth on them, but they all look very different. One pot had a layer which was considerably thicker, and easy to scrape off. I soaked bits of it in regular tap water and let it…

What else I found in my flower pot – wriggling insect larvae? 

I found another stranger in the flower pot I had described before. It crawls around on leaves and is quiet large. What I noticed is a “deep red” digestive track and two tracheal tubes running down the center. I was intrigued and decided to Foldscope it.  Now, what I am surprised with is the fact…