“The Scented Garden in Hendrie Park at the RBG served as a stopover for a huge number of Monarch Butterflies”, writes Barbara Philps. “It was truly a spectacular sight!”
The butterfly and the bee decided to have a staring contest. Submitted by Melissa Kleinjan.
I was amazed at the number of native bees on this “Pooh” Dahlia at a recent garden tour put on by the Dahlia Society. Submitted by Claudette Sims.
A Painted Lady Butterfly sipping nectar from a butterfly bush at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas. Submitted by Frances Maas.
“I caught this little guy hard at work”, writes Emily Madden. “It was nice to find this in the middle of the suburbs”.
“This little grasshopper was having a long siesta in the hot sun on the Sedum in my front yard in Dundas yesterday”, writes Thelma Ball. “He didn’t even move when I crept in to take his picture”.
Captured this bee on the weekend the Royal Botanical Garden Rock Garden. Submitted by Emma O’Brien.
It looks like the backyard Chipmunk is gearing up for an adventure! Submitted by Bob Blair.
Sally Chung was happy and proud of her beautiful cactus blooms.
This Ruby-Throated Hummingbird is loading up on nectar from this Zinnia flower before he leaves for his long journey to warmer weather. Submitted by Art Ward.