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Honey bees were all over the Japanese anemone (Anemone hupehensis) on Monday, Oct. 19 at the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Santa...

Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This flower is mine. No, it's mine! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This flower is mine. No, it's mine! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This flower is mine. No, it's mine! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

After one honey bee leaves, another returns. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
After one honey bee leaves, another returns. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

After one honey bee leaves, another returns. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, alone at last! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ah, alone at last! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, alone at last! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Lurking in the Orchid Cactus

It's Veterans' Day, but to jumping spiders, it's just another day--another day to ambush unsuspecting prey. We spotted this jumping spider on an...

A jumping spider on an orchid cactus, Epiphyllum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider on an orchid cactus, Epiphyllum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider on an orchid cactus, Epiphyllum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:23 PM

Blue October

It's "Orange October" for the San Francisco Giants, who just defeated the Detroit Tigers in the opening game of the World Series. But over at the...

Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging among the borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging among the borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging among the borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Where's the bee? A borage blossom nearly hides the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Where's the bee? A borage blossom nearly hides the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Where's the bee? A borage blossom nearly hides the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Tags: borage (6), honey bees (437), Luther Burbank (3), Sebastopol (3)

Pollen Party

Makes sense that the sunflower bee (Svastra spp.) forages on the genus Cosmos. Cosmos (also the common name) is a member of the sunflower...

Sunflower bee (Svastra spp.) foraging on cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sunflower bee (Svastra spp.) foraging on cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sunflower bee (Svastra spp.) foraging on cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of pollen on a sunflower bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of pollen on a sunflower bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of pollen on a sunflower bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

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