If you want a cheap and cheerful Canon macro lens for capturing macro and close up shots of flowers and still lives the 60mm Canon macro lens is awesome. I wouldn't recommend it for taking photos of insects and minibeasts though.
If you read my site, I’m sure you know how much I love macro photography. It can be one of the more challenging types of photography to succeed at. Here’s some basic techniques and the tools required to get started. The best part is, you don’t even have to buy an expensive macro lens to take great macro shots.