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A Bee on a Blanket

A honey bee heading for the blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The first day of May calls for a little color. And the blanket flower (Gaillardia) fills the bill. Native to North and South America, it's a member...

A honey bee heading for the blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heading for the blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heading for the blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's off for another blanket flower blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's off for another blanket flower blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's off for another blanket flower blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:38 PM

The Days of Bees and Roses

A honey bee foraging on a yellow rose purchased at the 2014 UC Davis Rose Days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This weekend will be somewhat like "The Days of Bees and Roses." On Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, the California Center for Urban Horticulture...

A honey bee foraging on a yellow rose purchased at the 2014 UC Davis Rose Days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a yellow rose purchased at the 2014 UC Davis Rose Days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a yellow rose purchased at the 2014 UC Davis Rose Days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors can see a bee observation hive on Saturday, May 2 at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven during its fifth anniversary celebration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors can see a bee observation hive on Saturday, May 2 at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven during its fifth anniversary celebration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors can see a bee observation hive on Saturday, May 2 at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven during its fifth anniversary celebration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 8:34 PM

Bee All You Can Bee

Several years after it was planted, the bee garden looked quite mature. This photo was taken May 22, 2012. This year it is five years old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Time to celebrate! The UC Davis Departmentof Entomology and Nematology has scheduled a fifth anniversary celebration of  its bee garden on...

Several years after it was planted, the bee garden looked quite mature. This photo was taken May 22, 2012. This year it is five years old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Several years after it was planted, the bee garden looked quite mature. This photo was taken May 22, 2012. This year it is five years old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Several years after it was planted, the bee garden looked quite mature. This photo was taken May 22, 2012. This year it is five years old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:33 PM

Hold That Tiger!

A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

She's a butterfly magnet. When Oakland parks supervisor Tora Rocha, known as "The Monarch Queen" and "The Butterfly Whisperer," (she rears monarchs...

A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western Tiger Swallowtail sipping nectar from Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Western Tiger Swallowtail sipping nectar from Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western Tiger Swallowtail sipping nectar from Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue sky, the sweet taste of nectar, and all's right with the world for this Western Tiger Swallowtail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Blue sky, the sweet taste of nectar, and all's right with the world for this Western Tiger Swallowtail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue sky, the sweet taste of nectar, and all's right with the world for this Western Tiger Swallowtail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:03 PM

Mint Condition

Bee and Catmint

When the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven's grand opening celebration takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, visitors can expect to see scores of flowers,...

Bee and Catmint
Bee and Catmint

HONEY BEE heads for catmint (Nepeta). Catmint is one of the plants in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven that attracts honey bees, native bees, butterflies and assorted other insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nectaring
Nectaring

HONEY BEE sips nectar from catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 3, 2010 at 8:39 PM

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