Posted by: Kate | August 16, 2011

Garden Visitor

In the heat of August we get two additional visitors to our garden: grasshoppers and crickets. Walking along the edge of the garden you experience little things jumping out of the way. Bushboy collects the crickets while Chika hunts the grasshoppers. Luckily this grasshopper was high up and out of reach of a curious dog nose.

I love August.



  1. I love that last photo. Who is watching who?!!?

  2. awesome close up view of one of those little jumpers.

  3. does chika actually catch them?
    luna chases those huge bumble bees all around our yard, but (thankfully) has yet to catch anything.

  4. Wow – great photos. My son wishes he could find some hoppers that big!

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