Posts Tagged: Bee Culture
The Buzz Behind the Bee
What's the buzz behind the bee? The Western Apicultural Society, headed by president Eric Mussen of UC Davis, Extension apiculturist emeritus,...
Eric Mussen, WAS president, and his wife, Helen, who is assisting him in his presidency, sit next to Miss Bee Haven, a sculpture that anchors the Häagen Dazs Bee Haven at UC Davis. The sculpture is the work of Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
To Kill a Honey Bee
How times change with the advancement of knowledge. It's long been known that when honey bees—as well as other insects—get trapped in...
Honey bee (at right) perished when her foot got caught in the pollinia and she was unable to free herself. At left is a foraging bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee flies off with pollinia on her leg. She returned to gather more nectar from the milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
About Those Bee Hive Thefts
"As bees vanish, bee heists multiply!" screamed a Feb 16th headline in The Washington Post. So true. For her news story, reporter Jenny Starrs...
Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. California now has a million acres of almonds, and each acre requires two colonies for pollination. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A healthy bee frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Oh, honey! Are you better than all the others? Make way for the Good Food Awards competition, opening July 6. This year is the second consecutive...
The taste of honey right from the hive--delicious! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A frame of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jar of honey gleaming in the sun. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Golden Girls
When you encounter a "Golden Girl" in your backyard, there's one thing to do: grab the camera.The "Golden Girl," in this case, is an Italian honey...
Honey bee on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)