Shield bugs mating on rosa Rhapsody in Blue
There are always a lot of this beasty
Wasps make their nests all over the garden
I used to be terrified of wasps but now, in the garden, I’m happy to see them – they eat aphids, here on Sedum, and butterfly eggs and cabbage white butterfly eggs and small caterpillars. The sedums looked really sick, ants were milking the aphids until the wasps arrived to clean things up.
This green caterpillar’s days were numbered when I found it on a Heuchera bud.
The stripy bug again, this time on Allium
Sharing a meal; pollen seekers on thyme
A pollen seeking fly? there were lots all on the same plant
And there are always lizards who don’t usually wait around to be photographed!
in the greenhouse
in the triangular rose bed