Category Archives: Bug

SAFARI ON A COOL DEWY MORNING

Isn’t it fun, these dewy mornings, to go out early into the garden and see where the bugs spent the night ?   Here are a few of this morning’s camera captures. The recent winds have been hard on the roses.  … Continue reading

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MORE WET MORNINGS IN THE GARDEN

These wet fall mornings continue (and are expected to continue continuing) to lure me into the garden for dewy and rainy close up photos.  Here are a few recents of Sulfur butterflies on Cone Flower (Echinacea). My first cataract surgery … Continue reading

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CREATION WEEK — DAY 6 (The day when God finished creating)

Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth the living creature according to its kind:  cattle and creeping thing and beasts of the earth, each according to its kind”, and it was so.  And God made the beast of the … Continue reading

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METALLIC GREEN BEE IN THE AUTUMN

 Sweat Bee (Halictid) Green Metallic Bee (Agapostemon splendens)   Maybe that should be “Splendid Metallic Green Bee”?   Anyway the name is a mouthful for such a pretty little bug.   Here is one sucking nectar from a perennial aster.  Sorry the image … Continue reading

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TIGER IN THE LILY GARDEN

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FURRY CORAL BELLS

A surprising number of plants, including Coral Bells, grow fur — giving the flowers a nice glow when back-lit, don’t you think?   Also, note the young spider, swinging in the breeze, bottom left in the photo.  Can you see its … Continue reading

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REGAL SHELTER

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