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2005 Wildflower Summary
The 2005 wildflower season was one of the best on record. After heavy seasonal rains, an explosion of wildflowers was seen. Readers sent in scores of beautiful pictures, some of the best of which we put together here.
That humming, buzzing chorus of insects heard on summer nights is usually due to cicadas -- small, stout-bodied, large-headed insects with sucking mouth parts. Take a look at one up close and listen for yourself to their singing.
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