Isn’t she spectacular! Her legs glowed with morning sunlight. Spiders are so huge this time of year; her abdomen was easily over an inch long. She lives in the butterfly garden at Willowbrook Reach.
I -think- these next two are shots of our native Maximilian sunflowers. They grow well over my head and have been blooming most of September and October. The roots are supposed to be edible.
Some kind of brown eyed susan has decided to grow in my front yard.
Here a cheeky baby leaf-footed bug waves hello from an onion flower of some kind that I planted years ago.
At one of the entrances leading into the wildlife habitat is something that reminds me of the holy water font you can see in a Catholic church. It is a hollow in a tree that tends to collect water. Today it was a bit cluttered with some fallen leaves spotted with green and yellow. This is the top down view.