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.
This bumble bee seemed to be trying to gather as much pollen as possible before the warm weather is over. Submitted by Robert Lee.
A Painted Lady Butterfly sipping nectar from a butterfly bush at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas. Submitted by Frances Maas.
“The bird migration is in full swing throughout the Hamilton area”, writes Tristan Uchida. “This Common Yellowthroat payed me a visit in the Dundas Valley!”
This spectacular butterfly is one of the daily visitors attracted to this butterfly bush in our backyard in Stoney Creek. Submitted by Walter Kuchar.
“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.
We caught a picture of this insect, very well camouflaged on a pine cone, when taking a walk in our Dundas neighborhood. Submitted by Robert Lee.
This little grasshopper looked very comfortable on its floral cushion at the Urquart Butterfly Garden. Submitted by Bev Graham.