I just love that we have so many Ladybugs in our garden. Beside the common type of Ladybug I even found a black Ladybug with white spots. We did not have any problems with aphids in our garden last summer.
Small creatures from the summer garden #9: Ladybug coming out of its pupa (Coccinellidae)
A lucky shot of a Ladybug who just came out of its pupa and a few more pictures of Ladybugs