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Bees Buzzing on Breathtakingly Beautiful Berry Blossoms

The alliteration doesn't get much better--bees buzzing on breathtaking berry blossoms. Berry blossoms are in full bloom in the UC Davis...

Two honey bees foraging on berry blossoms at the UC Davis Ecological Garden at the Student Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two honey bees foraging on berry blossoms at the UC Davis Ecological Garden at the Student Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two honey bees foraging on berry blossoms at the UC Davis Ecological Garden at the Student Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a native bee seeking the nectar at the base of the berry blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and a native bee seeking the nectar at the base of the berry blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a native bee seeking the nectar at the base of the berry blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on a berry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee nectaring on a berry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on a berry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee takes flight--time to head for another berry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee takes flight--time to head for another berry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee takes flight--time to head for another berry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 4:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resources, 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

Seen Any Pipevine Swallowtails Lately?

Seen any Pipevine Swallowtails lately? The UC Davis Ecological Garden is teeming with eggs, larvae, pupa and adults. The butterflies there seem...

Tiny Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillars on their host plant, Dutchman's Pipe, at Vallejo's Loma Vista Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tiny Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillars on their host plant, Dutchman's Pipe, at Vallejo's Loma Vista Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tiny Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillars on their host plant, Dutchman's Pipe, at Vallejo's Loma Vista Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar at the UC Davis Ecological Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar at the UC Davis Ecological Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar at the UC Davis Ecological Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Pipevine Swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Pipevine Swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Pipevine Swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male Pipevine Swallowtail spreads its wings in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male Pipevine Swallowtail spreads its wings in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male Pipevine Swallowtail spreads its wings in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 4:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

The Bee and the Lygus Bug

Ever seen a beneficial insect and a pest sharing the same blossom? At a recent visit to the UC Davis Ecological Garden at the Student Farm, we...

A honey bee and a lygus bug sharing a batchelor button in the UC Davis Ecological Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and a lygus bug sharing a batchelor button in the UC Davis Ecological Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a lygus bug sharing a batchelor button in the UC Davis Ecological Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The honey bee edges closer to the lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The honey bee edges closer to the lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The honey bee edges closer to the lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The insects meet, the honey bee, the beneficial insect, and the lygus bug, the pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The insects meet, the honey bee, the beneficial insect, and the lygus bug, the pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The insects meet, the honey bee, the beneficial insect, and the lygus bug, the pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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