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Posts Tagged: Gaillardia

Blanket Flower: the Picture of Autumn

If you've been ignoring your calendar, you may have not realized that autumn began Sept. 23. We know it as the season between summer and winter,...

A Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, clings to a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, clings to a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, clings to a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 8:36 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Yard & Garden

To Be a Fly on Friday, What a Day!

To be a fly on Friday, what a day! Entomologists who came up with "Friday Fly Day" are having a lot of fun posting images on social media of flies...

A syrphid fly foraging on a mellow yellow blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid fly foraging on a mellow yellow blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A syrphid fly foraging on a mellow yellow blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready for take-off? A syrphid fly, aka flower fly and hover fly, prepares to leave a Gaillardia on Friday Fly Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ready for take-off? A syrphid fly, aka flower fly and hover fly, prepares to leave a Gaillardia on Friday Fly Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready for take-off? A syrphid fly, aka flower fly and hover fly, prepares to leave a Gaillardia on Friday Fly Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 4:39 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Yard & Garden

Are You Ready for National Pollinator Week?

Nothing says National Pollinator Week more than a honey bee coated in pollen. Make mine yellow. Yellow pollen. There's plenty of time to...

Peek-a-bee! A honey bee, blanketed with pollen, forages on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Peek-a-bee! A honey bee, blanketed with pollen, forages on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peek-a-bee! A honey bee, blanketed with pollen, forages on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Up, up and away! A pollen-packing honey bee leaves the blanket flower, Gaillardia, taking the pollen with her. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Up, up and away! A pollen-packing honey bee leaves the blanket flower, Gaillardia, taking the pollen with her. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Up, up and away! A pollen-packing honey bee leaves the blanket flower, Gaillardia, taking the pollen with her. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 5:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Pollen Power Reigns Supreme

You may have lost track of the hours, days, weeks and months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but how can you forget National Pollinator...

A honey bee dusted with pollen from the blanket flower, Gaillardia, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee dusted with pollen from the blanket flower, Gaillardia, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee dusted with pollen from the blanket flower, Gaillardia, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Bee Inspired: It's World Bee Day!

Did you observe World Bee Day today? Every year on May 20, the United Nations asks us to think about this day, "to raise awareness of the...

A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as
A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as "the blanket flower." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as "the blanket flower." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is that you in there? A honey bee looks up at the photographer as she forages on Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Is that you in there? A honey bee looks up at the photographer as she forages on Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is that you in there? A honey bee looks up at the photographer as she forages on Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 5:22 PM
Tags: apiculture (4), Apis mellifera (35), Gaillardia (22), honey bee (240), World Bee Day (4)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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