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Garden by Design ~1~

In my post – Waitin’ Out Winter – I mentioned that I wanted all of the plants I grow to have multiple purposes.  And so I started thinking almost immediately about what I want to grow.   483 more words

Flyday: Marmalade hoverfly

Today the spotlight is on the marmalade hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus). It is ubiquituos in the entire Palearctic region and it is one of the few hoverflies which can be seen year round. 94 more words

A Wasp Mimicking Hoverfly

I haven’t identified this drone or hover fly exactly, but it is definitely one of the bee and wasp mimicking fly species. This one is feeding on a milk thistle flower. 38 more words

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