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RE: Yellowjackets

Great Photo's Dakota!

You are very talented. Now we need you to head over to Kitty's place and
take a pic of her bug so we can figure out what it is :)


> Hi! We have an assortment of bees and wasps here. Yesterday, I was
> watching our Mallard ducks swimming in their pool. A big black
> with bright orange wings was flying around Queenie. She stretched her
> neck up and got that thing! I think it's some type of wasp and much
> larger than a yellow jacket. Have you seen a close up photo of yellow
> jackets or even house flies? They're quite beautiful and amazing! When
> was a child, I spent summers barefoot and always got stung by yellow
> jackets. Of course, we were playing in the water around the faucets
> probably stepped on them. I'm rather allergic and swell up, too. Mom
> always soaked our foot in hot baking soda water. I went out into the
> garden last summer and photographed all types of insects, bees, and
> wasps and didn't get stung, thank God! I agree that you have to
> their hive or touch them some way to get stung. Here is the URL to the
> black wasp photo: (just sharing, nothing more)
> .html
> Yellowjacket:
> .html
> Bee:
> .html
> God bless,
> Dakota
> "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneths me." Phil.
> "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is
> to have succeeded." Ralph Waldo Emerson
> "Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them
> to become what they are capable of being."
> "Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they
> merely determine where you start." - Nido Qubein -
> "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll still land among the
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> > [Original Message]
> > From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 06/27/2004 7:56:07 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yellowjackets
> >
> > In my experience, Yellow Jackets are more aggressive than most
"bees" or
> > wasps.  It doesn't take much to get provoke them and I don't think
> lose
> > their stingers, so they can come back at you time and time again.
> Having
> > said that, if there is a nest close by on your property, it's pretty
> much
> a
> > guarantee you'll be stung.
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
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