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The Birds and the Bees; Natural, Interactive, Native, Pioneering, Social, Invasive and Exotic

 
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Watch out here comes some pretty racy stuff!!!
 
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Which is better?
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One on the hand
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Two by the back porch
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or one in the tree
 
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That's not a bee.
 
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Who says. It may or not be a bee in reality. Be it might or might not a bee be in virtuality. Be it may or be it might, a bee for the evening and every night. Be it thus or be it so, a bee for the season a bee for the reason and a bee to and fro. And Jason doesn't care for your lip sir.
 
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I liked the pictures better when there was a Richard.
 
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Patience. Richard was part of two of those pictures. There will bee more of the elusive wild Richard to come.
 
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Matt Walker wrote:That's not a bee.


Correct! It's a hoverfly, which someone visiting here (was it Zach Weiss?) told me eat aphids. The Wikipedia page said their larvae are insectivores though the adults eat pollen and nectar. Very cool!
 
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A turkey for you and me.
They love the berms.
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Husky gaurdian dog. She protects Noah's chickens. We just got 23 dozen from him. That's one week of his production and about one week of our use.

She is a sweet heart and beautiful especially the "headdress" on her back.
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Our posse of three Toms. The one in the foreground has found me out.
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I agree. Here's the link: https://richsoil.com/wood-heat.jsp
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