The wildflower area behind us is teeming with all sorts of insects. A sampling, because I know you’re just dying to see what’s crawling around in the weeds this week. First, a damselfly:
And a dragonfly:
I’m pretty sure this is some kind of bee. The little flower it’s on is probably less than an inch across:
This is something else that looks like a bee, but it is so much smaller. It might be one of those flies that mimics bees. It seems strange to say this, but sometimes I wish I knew more about bugs!
Finally, a picture of some butterfly weed, being pollinated: