Saturday, June 27, 2009

Admiring Nature on a Warm Summer Evening

Bumblebee on Echinacea


Zebra Caterpillar Munching Cabbage (Prefers Mint)


Red-Banded Leafhopper Soaking Up the Sun on a Sunflower Leaf

Carpenter Bee on Lavender

Little Blondie Admiring Queen Anne's Lace

Little Brunette Admiring Baby Birds
Isn't this how summer should be?

22 comments:

Joy said...

Most definitely! I love all your critters, especially the little ladies. :) Looks like a lovely summer in your neck of the woods.

Stephanie said...

veeerrry nice.
i was just out doing some admiring myself. :)

Sherry said...

Absolutely! :D

dongdong said...

lovely! I have noticed too that ever since we planted a small garden, we are seeing butterflies and all sorts of interesting insect. Tonight, we observed a tiny toad.

cute shoe post too. :)

Emily said...

Boy, I sure wish I was one of your girls right now. I love your little blondie and the queen anne's lace!

Dawn said...

That's how summer should be!
I have to thank you...I've been planning a botany unit for next year for my kids, and your blog has been a treasure of resources for this. I've bookmarked many pages. :)

mindfulmama said...

Oh yes. Summer is most wonderful for admiring and observing!

gardenmama said...

Oh, yes most definitely!!
Sweet little ones and a lovely Zebra caterpillar!
ahhh... the joys of summer : )

Tan Family said...

Yes, this is what summer should be! Lovely lavender...

Tara said...

You have captured some wonderful summer moments
very well..... great shots Lisa!!

Mona said...

Beautiful pictures!!

Anne said...

WOW!.....:)
Thanks for sharing. I love looking at pictures of insects that I don't see here in Australia.

Lisa said...

Absolutely!! Enjoy your Sunday!

Robin said...

Fauna looks like one of the beautiful clowns with a tear on their cheek.

Annie said...

You take such lovely photos, Lisa!

Anna - Three Sneaky Bugs said...

Fun shot of that zebra caterpillar. And yes, this is how it should be.

nettlejuice said...

I love these summer days.
So full of life!

Shady Lady said...

Beautiful! We have been spending a lot of time in our back yard lately. Absolutely beautiful!

Tammie Lee said...

you have captured precious and wonderful beauty of our world in your images.

Starry Nites said...

WHat does a zebra caterpillar become? (I'm finally getting caught up on your blog, so sorry for all the questions and comments on older posts!)

Lisa said...

Starry, it's a zebra moth. Very brown and a little plain.

gardenmama said...

What a beautiful post! Oh, yes this is what summer is about! : ) Your banner is stunning Lisa!