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The laid back and unaggressive Great Golden Digger Wasp lounging and sipping nectar from the Snow-on-the-Mountain. If you enjoy macro and don't have a Snow-on-the-Mountain in your yard, you should seriously consider one. They serve as center stage by attracting endless numbers and varieties of insects between August and November. Taking seed orders now!


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Howard B. Cheek
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    Very good details and DOF Jim, the wasp looks great on this Texas wildflower too..
Well done Tex! :)

9/26/2009 6:16:23 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Excellent close-up capture, colors and details, Jim!

9/26/2009 6:39:06 AM

 
Tess L. Yee
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Fine macro capture with great detail, Jim.

9/26/2009 6:54:30 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Excellent details and clarity, Jim. Send my seeds out for Spring planting. LOL.

9/26/2009 8:48:17 AM

 
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So clear and precise. Well done.

9/26/2009 9:01:21 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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I have seen this charming flower, glad to know its name! Sensational macro of the wasp and the flower too!

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9/26/2009 5:20:07 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Oh, Jim...my heart, my heart!! A complete stunner this fellow is...I have to get snow-on-the mountain in my perennial garden next year - captures like this are just too good to let pass by without it! Well done, fellow Texan!

9/27/2009 7:29:09 AM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Beautiful macro of this very pretty creature and flower!

9/27/2009 8:34:57 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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OHhhhhhhhh we have those here, I never knew what they were!! Fantastic capture!!! ;0)

9/28/2009 7:07:27 PM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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OK - I want some seeds! This is a great macro, Jim - love the contrasting colors!

10/1/2009 10:00:56 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Jim!!!

10/22/2009 5:09:18 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Woo Hoo!!!!! Great selection for finalist!

10/22/2009 5:30:09 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Jim.

10/22/2009 5:52:37 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Wonderful Finalist! Nice work!

10/22/2009 7:04:12 PM

 
Val Feldman
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HUGE congrats, TX Buddy, this is sure a beauty and a well-deserved Finalist..best of luck in the upcoming rounds!! ~Val

10/22/2009 7:10:20 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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WTG!!!!! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your most wonderful FINALIST!!! Good luck in the next round. Dianna

10/22/2009 8:53:39 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!

10/22/2009 11:28:21 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations, very well done, Jim!

10/23/2009 3:36:54 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your deserving FINALIST!!! 8o)

10/23/2009 8:39:21 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Jim on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff

10/23/2009 3:13:08 PM

 
Michael Hattori
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Beautiful colors and POV!! Congratulations!

10/23/2009 11:25:59 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Better late than never, congrats!!! :)

10/25/2009 8:28:46 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Better late than never, congrats!!! :)

10/25/2009 8:28:47 PM

 
Jane E. Kirn
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WOW!!! Wonderful Jim. Good for you! Keep on going. It is never to late for anything,

10/26/2009 1:11:44 PM

 
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