Backyard Orchard News
It hasn't been a good year for honey bees, no thanks to colony collapse disorder, but it has been a...
Inside the Tube
The yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) may be one of the most underappreciated...
Foraging Bumble Bee
First it was the California poppies. Then the lupine.And now it's coreopsis, aka tickseed.It's...
Trio of Banners
Bee on Coreopsis
It was an aphid-kind of day. When a ladybug landed on a gaura in our bee friendly garden, it was...
Tower of Aphids
Eye to Eye
The eyes have it.Look at the compound eyes of an insect. Some are colorful, some are drab. But they...
Yellow-Faced Bumble Bee
Metallic Green Sweat Bee