Displaying posts categorized under

Insects

Products: Bee on Apricot Blossom — — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more!

Cards | Mug | Smartphone Cases | Totes  This photo, and more, available on a variety of products from RedBubble. Order directly online. See my entire portfolio on RedBubble Read more on this topic: Products: Paperwhites — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more! Product: California Winter Rose Tote Bag (and other products) Photo/Products: Ice […]

Photo: Apricot flower with bee via #instagram

Previously in my Instagram Photos… Read more on this topic: Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram Video: Seeing Differently #3: Honey Bee in Slow Motion Photo: […]

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly photo animation

Google’s G+ service looks for photos taken in quick succession and then attempts to stitch them together in to an animated GIF. Here is an animation they put together from the Gulf Fritillary photos I posted last week. Previously in my Instagram Photos… You can see most of my photos in my Flickr Photostream Read […]

Photos: Gulf Fritillary Butterfly in my garden – January 16, 2015

I saw this butterfly darting about on the purple lantana in the front yard as I went out for a walk the other day. Read more on this topic: Video: Gulf fritillary butterfly (Agraulis vanillae) at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Photo: Passiflora, passiflora fruit and Gulf Fritillary caterpillar Free Pink Geranium Computer and Smartphone […]

Video: Seeing Differently #3: Honey Bee in Slow Motion

Some slow motion video of a very accommodating honey bee on some rosemary.   Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube […]

Video: Gulf fritillary butterfly (Agraulis vanillae) at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve

Gulf fritillary butterfly (Agraulis vanillae) at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like […]

Video: In the garden…Beauty in the garden – butterfly and hibiscus in bloom – October 18, 2014

An “In the garden…” short. Beauty in the garden in the form of a butterfly and a lovely hibiscus bloom. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of […]

Video: Working Honey Bee

A honey bee during a neighborhood seed gathering walk. Read more on this topic: Video: La ‘Bee’ In Rose Building a Native Bee Box Video: Activity of local wild bee hive Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Video: Container Garden Update 28: Lettuce harvest and working through the potting bench

Garden Alphabet: Honeybee

Honeybee It took some time to make peace with honey bees. I grew up with yards that were more clover than grass, so summer days often involved accidentally stepping on bees in the yard while we played. Along with that we had nasty mud dauber wasps that seem to sting you for no other reason […]

Video: Valley Carpenter Bees from The Earth Minute

My friend, Keri, over at Animalbytes.net, has some great footage of Valley Carpenter Bess on her blog and video channel, The Earth Minute. I get the same types of bees in my garden, but I haven’t recorded such good footage. I need to try harder now. (SMILE) Read more on this topic: Elsewhere: Cooper’s Hawk […]