Ladybugs & Blossoms

by John Nelson March. 22, 2011 2348 views

For Mother's Day last year, I bought my wife a Ladybug Land [shop-insectlore.com] kit. It's basically a greenhouse with ladybug eggs that you watch grow into full ladybugs. It's pretty amazing. Since we ordered the eggs only a couple of months ago, most of the eggs died from the cold weather shipping. But we got 3 ladybugs and enjoyed watching them grow up.

We had a “release party” when the weather warmed up a bit, and my girls had a blast letting them crawl around on their hands.

And there's also a random shot of our bradford pear blossoms. Because it's finally Spring!

A ladybug on my thumb. I was waiting for it to fly off to see if I could get an open-wing shot (see #3).

My oldest daughter laughed and giggled over the ladybugs crawling all over her hands.

About to take off…

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Andrea 8 years, 10 months ago

Beautiful!

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Brenda Nelson 8 years, 10 months ago

These are wonderful images, John. Love the hands and especially the last shot.

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Paolo Martini 8 years, 10 months ago

molto belle, n.3 is my fav. !
:o)

8 years, 10 months ago Edited
Kaitlyn 8 years, 10 months ago

Beautiful!!!!!

8 years, 10 months ago Edited
Marina 8 years, 11 months ago

nice pictures and a lovely story :-)

8 years, 11 months ago Edited
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