These are some photos I took one year ago (May 2013). I had a beautiful pot of lavender on my outside deck. The weather was hot and the sun was shinning. This fuzzy bee caught my eye and so I ran for my camera. The bee seemed to linger for quite some time enjoying the lavender.
Note that this is most certainly a bee, with very obvious L-shaped antennae, unlike the bee-fly from the previous post.
Related article: “Plant a Bee Attracting Garden”
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