Wednesday, June 22, 2011
What's Blooming In Summer
Shasta daisies are the ultimate reliable perennial - they bloom for months, reseed profusely, and grow effortlessly where other plants struggle.
They're also popular with insects and snails and slugs. Here, a black beetle makes a feast of the petals.
A caterpillar and a green beetle share the spoils.
The ants make themselves welcome. And below, a bugs' eye view of the feast.