Inhabitants of the Gardens

Hidden among the petals, leaves and other assorted garden vegetation I often happen upon an insect doing insect things. 

Praying Mantis

Just as I am fascinated by the color, shape and texture of plants, the diversity of the insect kingdom always catches my attention.

Argiope aurantia

Argiope aurantia – Orb Spider

 From beauty to oddity,

from frightful to sublime,

Jumping Spider

insects contribute to the web of life.

Bumblebee on Bleeding Heart

This page is dedicated to these and the other creatures of Valley View. Come in and see who is sharing the garden space!

Cooper's Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

Brown Bats

Eastern Garter Snake

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