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Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees were all over the Japanese anemone (Anemone hupehensis) on Monday, Oct. 19 at the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Santa Rosa. They just could not get enough of the colorful flower, also known as a windflower or thimbleweed. Thought...

Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two honey bees compete for floral resources as they forage on a Japanese anemone in the Luther Burbank gardens, Santa Rosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This flower is mine. No, it's mine! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This flower is mine. No, it's mine! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This flower is mine. No, it's mine! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

After one honey bee leaves, another returns. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
After one honey bee leaves, another returns. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

After one honey bee leaves, another returns. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, alone at last! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ah, alone at last! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, alone at last! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Drama in the Garden

Honey bee in flight, heading toward a Japanese anemone and unaware of the spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Take one honey bee and one Japanese anemone. Then add one jumping spider. The results don't always turn out so well. But today in the East Asian Collection Garden of the UC Davis Arboretum, everything turned out well--for the honey bee. The bee...

Honey bee in flight, heading toward a Japanese anemone and unaware of the spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee in flight, heading toward a Japanese anemone and unaware of the spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee in flight, heading toward a Japanese anemone and unaware of the jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee forages while the jumping spider lurks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee forages while the jumping spider lurks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee forages while the jumping spider lurks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was a perfect time for the jumping spider to nail the bee, but it didn't. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was a perfect time for the jumping spider to nail the bee, but it didn't. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was a perfect time for the jumping spider to nail the bee, but it didn't. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 10:34 PM
 
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