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Posts Tagged: rose garden

Insect Wedding Photography in a Rose Garden

Love in the rose garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"I do! I do! I do!" Some of us engage in wedding photography. Not with humans. With insects. All you need is a bride, a groom and a…hmm…bedroom. That could be a leafy green bedroom in the rose garden where the lady beetles, aka ladybugs,...

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 5:15 PM

Never Promised Her a Rose Garden


Up close, the katydid looks as ferocious as a scary Halloween trick-or-treater.Its stance is firm. Its eyes glow menacingly. Its attitude: "Don't mess with me."We spotted this katydid on a rose in a UC Davis rose garden. It towered over the honey bees,...

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2010 at 12:22 PM
Tags: katydid (1), rose garden (3), Tettigonlidae (1), UC Davis (1)

Stop and Smell the Roses

Hide and Seek

Do bees stop and smell the roses?Maybe. Honey bees gather nectar and pollen from a variety of flowers, including their favorites, the salvias, mints and lavenders. They also forage on wild roses, but usually not on commercially grown roses.Sometimes,...

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7:22 PM
Tags: Eric Mussen (1), honey bee (1), rose garden (3)
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