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Why UC Davis Is the Place to 'Bee' on April 7

Honey bee nectaring on an aster. Many asters will be for sale at UC Davis on Saturday, April 7. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The University of California, Davis, is the place to "bee" on Saturday, April 7. There's a plant sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Nursery on Garrod Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and there's an open house and plant sale at the Häagen-Dazs Honey...

Honey bee nectaring on an aster. Many asters will be for sale at UC Davis on Saturday, April 7. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee nectaring on an aster. Many asters will be for sale at UC Davis on Saturday, April 7. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee nectaring on an aster. Many asters will be for sale at UC Davis on Saturday, April 7. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus  vosnesenskii, sharing a coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, sharing a coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, sharing a coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Natural Resources

Who Doesn't Pine for Plants? And Pollinators!

Chilean rock purslane, Calandrina grandiflora, is a favorite of pollinators, including this bee. Note the red pollen. This is one of the plants offered by the UC Davis Arboretum at its plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Who doesn't pine for plants? And pollinators? The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is sponsoring its annual fall clearance plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4 at its Arboretum Teaching Nursery headquarters on Garrod Drive, UC Davis...

Chilean rock purslane, Calandrina grandiflora, is a favorite of pollinators, including this bee. Note the red pollen. This is one of the plants offered by the UC Davis Arboretum at its plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chilean rock purslane, Calandrina grandiflora, is a favorite of pollinators, including this bee. Note the red pollen. This is one of the plants offered by the UC Davis Arboretum at its plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chilean rock purslane, Calandrina grandiflora, is a favorite of pollinators, including this bee. Note the red pollen. This is one of the plants offered by the UC Davis Arboretum at its plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii. This is one of the plants for sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii. This is one of the plants for sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii. This is one of the plants for sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee makes a beeline for a pomegranate blossom, a Punica granatum 'Wonderful.' This plant  will be offered at the Arboretum plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee makes a beeline for a pomegranate blossom, a Punica granatum 'Wonderful.' This plant will be offered at the Arboretum plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee makes a beeline for a pomegranate blossom, a Punica granatum 'Wonderful.' This plant will be offered at the Arboretum plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 12:07 PM

UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale: Think Pollinators!

A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, forages on Purple Ginny salvia (sage). Sages are popular at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sales.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Think bees. Think butterflies. Think plants that will attract them. The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is hosting its first in a series of fall plant sales on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, UC Davis...

A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, forages on Purple Ginny salvia (sage). Sages are popular at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sales.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, forages on Purple Ginny salvia (sage). Sages are popular at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sales.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, forages on Purple Ginny salvia (sage). Sages are popular at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sales.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, sips nectars from a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, sips nectars from a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, sips nectars from a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollen-packing honey bee heads for rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. This is one of the plants available at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 7. The plant yields red pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pollen-packing honey bee heads for rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. This is one of the plants available at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 7. The plant yields red pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollen-packing honey bee heads for rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. This is one of the plants available at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 7. The plant yields red pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Why You Should Think 'Fall Planting' and 'Pollinators'

A Western tiger swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If want to beautify your yard, attract pollinators, and save money at the same time, then you'll want to attend the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Saturday, Nov. 5. It's the final clearance sale of the season, and it will take place from 9 a.m. to 1...

A Western tiger swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western tiger swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Gulf Fritillary takes a liking to Lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Gulf Fritillary takes a liking to Lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Gulf Fritillary takes a liking to Lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bumble bee, Bombus vandykei, nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bumble bee, Bombus vandykei, nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bumble bee, Bombus vandykei, nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee nectaring on Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:30 PM

Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22: Yes, There's Life After Lawn

Monarch butterfly nectaring on Buddleia 'Purple Haze.' This will be one of the plants offered at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is there life after lawn? Yes. If you're looking for plants to attract pollinators, including bees and butterflies, then the UC Davis Arboretum's Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 22 is the place to "bee." A public fall clearance sale will be held from 9...

Monarch butterfly nectaring on Buddleia 'Purple Haze.' This will be one of the plants offered at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch butterfly nectaring on Buddleia 'Purple Haze.' This will be one of the plants offered at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarch butterfly nectaring on Buddleia 'Purple Haze.' This will be one of the plants offered at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) will be available at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. The milkweed plant is the host plant of monarchs; it's the only food that monarch caterpillars eat. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) will be available at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. The milkweed plant is the host plant of monarchs; it's the only food that monarch caterpillars eat. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) will be available at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Oct. 22. The milkweed plant is the host plant of monarchs; it's the only food that monarch caterpillars eat. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:52 PM

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