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'The 13 Bugs of Christmas'--Revisited

Five gold rings? How about five golden bees?

Back in 2010, two innovators with the UC Davis Department of Entomology (now the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology) decided that "The 12 Days of Christmas" ought to be replaced with insects. Remember that iconic song, "The 12 Days of...

A Buggy Kind of Christmas: A Poem Revisited

Golden bee (Cordovan) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a buggy kind of Christmas. Mussen/Garvey style.You've heard "The 12 Days of Christmas," beginning with a single "partridge in a pear tree" and ending with "12 drummers drumming." In between: two turtle doves, three french hens, four calling birds,...

Revisiting 'The 13 Bugs of Christmas'

Golden bee (Cordovan) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's time to revisit "The 13 Bugs of Christmas." You've heard "The 12 Days of Christmas," beginning with a single "partridge in a pear tree" and ending with "12 drummers drumming." In between: two turtle doves, three french hens, four calling birds, five...

Posted on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Revisiting 'The 13 Bugs of Christmas'

A golden bee (Italian). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's time to revisit "The 13 Bugs of Christmas." You've heard "The 12 Days of Christmas," beginning with a single "partridge in a pear tree" and ending with "12 drummers drumming." In between: two turtle doves, three french hens, four calling birds,...

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 5:20 PM

The 13 Bugs of Christmas

Golden bee (Italian subspecies of Apis mellifera) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's Christmas Day and time to revisit  "The 13 Bugs of Christmas." Back in 2010, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and yours truly came up with a song about "The 13 Bugs of Christmas." Presented at the...

Posted on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 7:55 AM
 
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