I love cone flowers. They bloom forever, are very easy to grow, smell wonderful, and attract all kinds of butterflies and insects. Leave the heads on after they bloom and the goldfinches love them or cut them for longer bloom season.
This carpenter ant colony was in my plum tree which we lost to the storm. Between the woodpecker and the ants it didn't stand a chance.
Martha's A to Z photo Challenge brings us to I. I decided to do a review of my insect collection I have taken since I started shooting. Forgive for them all not being new but they are my favorites. They make great subjects. So here they are.