A potter wasp mama puts the final touches on her vessel-like clay nest, and lays an egg inside. These beneficial insect ceramicists are not aggressive and can help protect nearby plants from caterpillar damage. So if you see a tiny pot appear unexpectedly in your garden, you might want to leave it be!
A robber fly celebrates a successful heist by slurping out the liquefied innards of its ambushed prey.
#Meanwhile: The ants go marching... with larvae
Millions of female worker ants carry the queen's larvae through a vast, treacherous landscape (known to us as 'the garden'). Watch them go...
A robin alerts its kin of danger from a lichen-laden perch
Morning pearls of dew are beaded onto threads of moss
A sparkling chalice awaits a thirsty faery
A lupine contact juggler balances its ball with care
A thirsty rufous hummer (Selasphorus rufus) returns from her long-distance journey.