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Profile Image Katie Stekli

ambitiouswolf

2016 is the first year I have been able to do any gardening. I live in southwestern Ohio, USA. I love roses, orchids, toad lilies...everything 😁

Lonicera x heckrottii 'Gold Flame'

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2020
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ambitiouswolf

My gold flame honeysuckle is a favorite of the pollinators. Bees, wasps, hummingbirds. #wildlifewednesday

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2019
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ambitiouswolf

My lovely female hummingbird. #wildlifewednesday

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alan1111

Great photo Katie

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muhammadabbas

Wow awesome pic 👌 @ambitiouswolf

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novicegardenlover

Not easy to get a #hummingbird photo!

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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ambitiouswolf

I wasn’t aware that goldfinches went after aphids!! This honeysuckle has a lot of aphids on it. Both pop and mom were loading up. The one in the pic is the male. I looked it up and goldfinches

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ambitiouswolf

Feed aphids and caterpillars to their babies. They can’t eat seeds. And the young finches still eat bugs.

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ublaszko

I need some goldfinches on my hydrangea please 😆😆😉

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Shephes

A good reason not to use insecticides. Great photo 🤗

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ambitiouswolf

@Shephes you are correct! There is a reason for everything. All life has a purpose , even the things we don’t like.

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  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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ambitiouswolf

Goldflame honeysuckle is coming to life

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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ambitiouswolf

Loaded with flowers!

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Diane76

🤗 fantastic

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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ambitiouswolf

You have to look close. The visitor is kind of camouflage.

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katgreen

Beautiful, mine are but a bud at the moment 😊

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kimguy

A hummingbird😗

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ambitiouswolf

@katgreen mine has just started opening

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mwalker6262

Can you help me identify this plant? It just sprung up this spring almost right on top of an azalea bush

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ambitiouswolf

@mwalker6262 what plant are you trying to Identify? The one in my pic is honeysuckle ‘Gold Flame’

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zyphusalpha

Mine is dying 😔

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ambitiouswolf

@zyphusalpha sorry to hear that. 🙁

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2018
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ambitiouswolf

Hummingbirds have been waiting for it to open. It is loaded with blooms. And we finally got some much needed rain.

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Diane76

👌stunning

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2017
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ambitiouswolf

Honeysuckle has start to open up all its flowers. Just in time too. Today I seen the first hummingbird of the season.

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nakoehl

Those are so pretty. Wish I could smell them

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ambitiouswolf

@nakoehl The hummingbirds thought they smelled great. See two of them at one time enjoying it.

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angeljen

Absolutely stunning

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2017
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ambitiouswolf

My honeysuckle is loaded with flowers that are getting ready to bloom. How is weeks weather doesn't hurt them. Frost advisory out for tonight. Dropping down in the 30s the night 3 nights.

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kipcott

I planted this on my mom's trellis last april and it doesn't seem too happy? Does this not transplant well? Barely climbs too. Hummingbirds love it to death though

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ambitiouswolf

@kipcott. This one I plant last summer. I have never moved one before. Maybe wait a year and see how it does. It may be adjusting to the move. Is it in a sunny spot? Mine gets lots of sun.

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2017
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ambitiouswolf

Honeysuckle is starting to develop flowers.

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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carolgs

Such a pretty flower

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gjones

That's very pretty. The two colours look really nice together!

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Acetaker

Gorgeous

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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plants

Lovely 😀😀😀😀💛

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Acetaker

@ambitiouswolf So Colorful! Love it!😮☺😊

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ambitiouswolf

@Acetaker. Yes it is and the hummingbirds like it .

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