Posts Tagged: UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center
Oh, the squabble over what is--and what is not--manuka honey. The battle is far from...
A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as "the New Zealand tea tree" or bush. Manuka honey is from Leptospermum scoparium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You can travel to China, Thailand, Madagascar and Brazil to taste rare, international...
Honey doesn't come from a jar you buy in a store; it comes from a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee nectaring on Jupiter's Beard, Centranthus ruber, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's all about the pollinators--whether they be bumble bees, longhorned bees, squash bees, sweat...
A longhorned bee flies over a Mexican sunflower blossom (Tithonia) in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A squash bee, a specialist bee that forages on the genus Cucurbita, buzzes out of squash blossom in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee (Apis mellifera) and a yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) share a flower on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"You can learn a lot from these displays," a fairgoer at the 144th annual Dixon May Fair...
Dixon 4-H'er Ryan Anenson of the Tremont 4-H Club created this award-winning educational display, "None of Your Beeswax" for the Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dixon 4-H'er Madeline Giron sketched this color pencil drawing of a bee, on display in the Youth Building (Denverton Hall) at the Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This photo by Markus Taliaferro of the Suisun Valley 4-H Club shows a honey bee sipping nectar.
Just add pollinators! Katelyn Nipper of Fairfield created this innovative illustration of brightly color flowers and crayons.
If you want to be a beekeeper, you must think like a bee, not like a beekeeper. So says...
Beekeeper Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Beekeeper Program, examines a frame at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. She will be among those answering questions at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)