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Photos from MNS-garden-tour Tim's Garden on Cauchon on 2005-Jul23:
Helens garden+Tims garden: Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): near unidentified Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): near unidentified Bot fly (Oestridae sp)?: on White-queen cleome (Cleome hassleriana) Bot fly (Oestridae sp)?: on White-queen cleome (Cleome hassleriana) Orange-belted bumblebee (Bombus ternarius): on Echinacea (Echinacea sp) Orange-belted bumblebee (Bombus ternarius): on Echinacea (Echinacea sp) Orange-belted bumblebee (Bombus ternarius): on Echinacea (Echinacea sp) Orange-belted bumblebee (Bombus ternarius): on Echinacea (Echinacea sp)

Photos from MNS-garden-tour Anne-Marie's Garden on Gauvin on 2005-Jul23:
Syrphid-fly (Syrphidae sp): on yellow Composite (Asteraceae sp) Syrphid-fly (Syrphidae sp): on yellow Composite (Asteraceae sp) Syrphid-fly (Syrphidae sp): on yellow Composite (Asteraceae sp) inukshuk: inukshuk:

Photos from MNS-garden-tour Lynn&Carl's Garden on Edgewater on 2005-Jul23:
Bumblebee (Bombus sp): flying near Hosta BAD

Hosta varieties were everywhere this year - multiple kinds in all but one of the gardens, i believe.

I was pleased to see so many gardeners allowing the Creeping bellflower to live in their gardens, although most were unwilling to label it:-)