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#93808 Jul 20th, 2007 at 09:47 AM
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The bumble bees, hummingbird and an insect I call 'hover dood' were all over my bee balm & coneflowers last evening. Heres a couple pics of the bees. :ding:

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The hummer is camera shy. I havent managed to get one of a hover dood yet.


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Wrennie, nice to see you have some bees. I was so short on those critters last year that I had to hand pollinate everything and this year I have lots of the in my greenhouse.

I planted some borage just outside of my greenhouse, it's supposed to attract bees and it's working or something is.



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Rosepetal #93948 Jul 20th, 2007 at 11:29 AM
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It must be the bloom color. They were all over the purple b.balm but none on the red, which was fine with the hummer. I've seen a few on my borage, which is self sown on the left of my veggie garden, but theres less borage than there is purple balm.


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#93974 Jul 20th, 2007 at 11:59 AM
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I just might have to make that second one into a greeting card. I have to go through my whole PB and see which I want prints of.


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#94080 Jul 20th, 2007 at 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by penny in ontario
I agree, that second one is beautiful!!





Yesss It is!!!!!!!


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angelblossom #94122 Jul 20th, 2007 at 04:01 PM
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I like those pics Wrennie and I'm glad I didn't miss them on here. thumbup

We have too many bumblebees here.....big ones...maybe they're carpenter bees...lots of wasps too. nervous

I have a thing against wasps, ever since one flew up my jeans leg and stung me up near my butt and I almost stripped in the yard to get it out of there! lol

#97767 Jul 27th, 2007 at 08:01 AM
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Bumble bee fest in my bee balm and on my coneflowers this week.
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and Hummingbird moths have just started to show up

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Loz,
The wood boring bees look kind of like the harmless bumble bees but dont have the yellow fuzzies. They're all black and mean.


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Wrennie #98245 Jul 27th, 2007 at 05:43 PM
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oink

While the birds are collecting nectar off the flowers, why dont they bite the dang beetles while they are there??????????/Picky , picky , Picky..
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PS... My horse isn't here, this is my Nitemare..

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