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A Pomegranate Kind of Day

Honey bee nearly collides with a ladybug, aka ladybeetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a pomegranate kind of day. Red, bright and wonderful.The papery-thin reddish blossoms in our yard draw both beneficial and pestiferous insects. Honey bees are there for the pollen and nectar; ladybugs are there for the pesky aphids. Occasionally...

Honey bee nearly collides with a ladybug, aka ladybeetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee nearly collides with a ladybug, aka ladybeetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee nearly collides with a ladybug, aka ladybeetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pest, a spotted cucumber beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pest, a spotted cucumber beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pest, a spotted cucumber beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging in pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging in pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging in pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 9:51 PM
 
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