One of the blessings of spending a lot of time outside in the garden is the wonderful show that nature puts on for those who pay attention.
White Poppy (a species of wild poppy indigenous to this area)
Swallowtail Butterfly Larvae
Green Tree Frog
Young Praying Mantids – these are an indigenous species
This mantis is eating a Glassy Winged Sharpshooter
Gulf Fritillary Butterfly
Seven Spotted Ladybug and Fire Ant