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Post  landarch on 6/27/2013, 9:57 pm

Here are some pics of my pollinator garden near my SFG...not seeing hardly any butterflies and bees at all this year...maybe two non-bumble bees in the last two weeks or so.  Seeing plenty of lacewings, ladybugs, and parasitic wasps.

purple coneflower (I noticed the little spider hiding after I downloaded the pics from the camera)



Blanketflower



Liatris (gayfeather) with tickseed coreopsis in background



Butterfly Milkweed (with ladybug)



Butterfly Milkweed (blooming with ladybug larva)

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Post  bnoles on 6/27/2013, 10:06 pm

Beautiful flowers AND beautiful photography!

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Post  camprn on 6/27/2013, 10:09 pm

Jeeze, landarch Nice shots! What are you shooting with? I need me a new camera, amongst other things.

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Post  landarch on 6/28/2013, 12:16 am

I use a simple Sony Cybershot with some special features...I think the setting I like the most is called "Mini"...it makes your shots look like they're a part of a miniature model with a really narrow area of focus...then I just crop for interest.

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Post  RoOsTeR on 6/28/2013, 7:28 am

Those are some awesome shots   Love the one with the ladybug sfg smile

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Post  jazzycat on 6/28/2013, 9:22 am

Nice shots!  I need a new camera.  I have a hard time getting closeups with my camera.  Never used to.  It's about 8 years old now.

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Post  Windmere on 6/28/2013, 5:10 pm

Those are stunning shots Landarch.  You have both the skills for photography and for gardening.

I can't get over how vibrant the colors are.  Your pollinators will have a ball in you flower beds!

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