Backyard Orchard News
Every insect looks prettier when it lands on a tower of jewels (Echiium wildpretti).When in full...
When we think of pollinators, we usually think of honey bees, bumble bees, carpenter bees, syrphid...
Blow Fly on Lavender
The crab spider is a clever and skillful hunter. Last Sunday we spotted a camouflaged...
Spider and the Bee
Over and Out
There's a killer in our midst, and a chemical ecologist will tell us all about it. The killer:...
Walnut Twig Beetle
If you have a bee hive, you most likely have mites.Varroa mites, those blood-sucking parasites that...