Archive for the ‘Insects’ Category

Caterpillars on a Variegated Brugmansia

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Worm on Brug

Worm on Brug

Worm on Brug

Worm on Brug

Worm on Brug

Worm on Brug


Thistle and a Bee

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Dried Thistle

Dried Thistle

August 13, 4 Days Later

Dried Thistle

August 14, 5 Days Later

Dried Thistle

While taking photos of the dried thistle, noticed one busy bee.

Bee on Thistle


Brugmansia Leaves

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Brugmansia Leaf Damage

Brug Leaf Damage

Worm on Leaf

Callistemon Litter on Brugmansia Leaf

Callistemon on Leaf


Ants on Echeveria pulvinata Red Velvet

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Echeveria pulvinata Red Velvet

Echeveria

Echeveria pulvinata Red Velvet Tonight

Ants

Ants


Flower, Web, Bark

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Dropped Pandorea Flower in Web
Flower in Web

Flower in Web

Manzanita Bark
Manzanita Bark


Grasshopper and Brugmansia

Sunday, July 26th, 2020

Grasshopper Inside Screen Door to Back Garden

Grasshopper

It climbed to the top of the door and hopped onto one of my Brazilian White Brugmansia.

Grasshopper

Brugmansia Leaves Damaged by Insects
Brug Leaf Damage

Brug Leaf Damage

Brug Leaf Damage

Brug Leaf Damage


Worm Damaged Succulent

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Succulent Damage

Succulent Damage

Worm and Damage

Worm

Removed the damaged bits, trimmed the plant, and saved a few of the leaves.

Succulent with Leaves

Many succulents are resilient. Hope that it survives.


Brugmansia Damage by Cucumber Beetle

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Brug and Cucumber Beetle

Brug and Cucumber Beetle


Succulent Buds, Flowers, and a Spider

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Senecio jacobsenii

Spider at Home in Succulent Flowers
Spider Succulent Flower


Monarch Butterfly Emerged

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

2020 July 2, 5:13 PM

Monarch

2020 July 3, 5:13 PM
Monarch

2020 July 3, 9:41 PM, Flashlight Used
Monarch

2020 July 4, 7:55 AM

Monarch

2020 July 4, 8:59 AM

Monarch

Monarch

2020 July 4, 9:31 AM Totally Missed the Monarch Emerge

I documented the chrysalis every hour 20200702 and every 30 minutes on 20200703.

Monarch

2020 July 4, 9:36 AM

Monarch

Some Detail
Monarch

Monarch

Monarch

2020 July 4, 11:51 AM

Monarch

2020 July 4, 11:52 AM Flew Away

Monarch


Monarch visitor flew into my garden while I was watching the Monarch that emerged from its chrysalis.

It flew around the garden, then spent 45 minutes in the oak tree.

Photo taken at 10:15 AM

Monarch

Hope the two Monarchs find each other and continue on their journey together.