Our dog, Calla, as well as Églantine and I have been eating Wild Black Raspberries (Rubus occidentalis) off the shrubs for a week or so and Églantine even picked a container full to put on our breakfast cereal a few days ago.
The wild Currents (Ribes rubrum) are ripe now. I hope to pick a container full after I finish putting up this blog.
Below is a photo of the "Small Milkweed Bug" (Lygaeus turcicus). Its colours are similar to the "Large Milkweed Bug" that I posted yesterday but it is smaller with a different pattern. Both are brightly coloured to remind birds that they are not good to eat as they both contain poisonous milkweed toxins.