Posts Tagged: yellow starthistle
Picture this: A honey bee foraging on yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis), an...
A honey bee foraging on yellow starthistle, a weed farmers hate but beekeeper, honey enthusiasts and mead makers love. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Due to coronavirus pandemic precautions, the UC Davis mead courses are now online, and Mead Making 201 is scheduled June 22-23 and June 25-26. The deadline to register is June 1. (Photo courtesy of Honey and Pollination Center)
It's a perfect example of "the bad, the ugly and the good."In that order. Not "the good, the bad...
Honey bee on a yellow starthistle flower on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee gathers both nectar and pollen from yellow starthistle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Yellow starthistle is a good plant for bees, but not for people. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)