Posts Tagged: honey bees
They danced in it, rolled in it, and bathed in it. The honey bees just couldn’t get enough of the rock purslane (Calandrinia grandiflora). Last week when we...
What do you mean, I'm too big?
Flight of the honey bee
If you love pomegranates, you can thank a honey bee. If you love capturing images of pomegranates, you can thank a honey bee. And, if you love juicing them and making pomegranate...
Bee pollinating a pomegranate
It’s like going to the circus. A bee circus. When you see honey bees gather pollen from a gaura (Gaura linheimeri), it’s as if they ran off and joined the circus. You'll see hire-wire...
Ah, a gaura!
Under the Big Top
It's a mighty mite and it's causing beekeepers fits. The varroa mite (see photo below) is an external parasite that attacks honey bees. It sucks blood from the adults (apparently preferring drones,...
Mite on drone
Eric Mussen with panel of bees
As a child, Dennis Price loved to watch the honey bees. “I could sit and watch them all day,” he said. He still does. Love the honey bees, that...
Karen Flores and Dennis Price
Piglets not the sole attraction