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Posts tagged Bees

April 20, 2017

 

Dieunomia nevadensis, male.

Bumblebee Brains

Bees have brains that demonstrate social learning...

April 13, 2017

 

Bottle gentian.

Lavenders & Blues

Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.

April 16, 2015

 

Earth Day is April 22nd.

Earth Day

We should ask questions before we purchase our plants this spring. It's important to know whether pesticides that put our bees at risk have been used.

July 24, 2014

 

A honey bee is so thrilled with a tasty wildflower that she performed a happy dance.

Bad For Bees

Some of the plants we buy for our gardens are pretreated with neonicotinoid pesticides that are harmful to bees.

March 27, 2014

 

"...I love spring, spring is new / It’s new blades of grass, it’s rain on glass..."

Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

February 21, 2008

 

Pollen Carriers: From Bees to Giraffes

Bees and other insects, like moths, are common pollinators. However, other agents serve to pollinate plants such as the wind, birds and even giraffes.

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