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Ode to an Earwig

A winter pollinator garden does not buzz with bees; it crawls with earwigs, ants, roly-polys, and other insects.   Turn over a rock, a...

This earwig was beneath a garden sculpture in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This earwig was beneath a garden sculpture in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This earwig was beneath a garden sculpture in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 4:01 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

The Lurking Place of the Fairies

Foxgloves are called "the lurking place of the fairies." That could be. Foxgloves are also known by their genus name, Digitalis--meaning...

A Valley carpenter bee appears to be
A Valley carpenter bee appears to be "nectar-robbing," drilling a hole through the flower instead of going into the entrance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Valley carpenter bee appears to be "nectar-robbing," drilling a hole through the flower instead of going into the entrance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee seeks an entrance into the foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee seeks an entrance into the foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee seeks an entrance into the foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Look here! An earwig has found a
Look here! An earwig has found a "hidey hole." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Look here! An earwig has found a "hidey hole." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Tags: carpenter bee (24), Digitalis (1), earwig (3), foxglove (1), honey bee (230)

Forceps, Please

Forceps, please! Have you ever stopped to admire a blossom and seen forceps protruding? Earwig! We were walking near Mrak Hall, UC Davis, on a hot...

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 8:34 PM
Tags: Charles Hogue (2), earwig (3), Jerry Powell (12), Lynn Kimsey (382)

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