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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: 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

Video: Hummingbird at Feeder, Van Nuys, CA

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Video: Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) and House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)

Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) and House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)  Video taken July 5, 2014 in San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. We were at our friends house yesterday evening for dinner and they always have a good collection of birds and other wildlife in their garden. I brought the camera just in case […]

Summer in the Garden: Barcelona Bird Feeder

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas Barcelona Bird Feeder I am […]

Noted: Advice on Canyon Farming From L.A.’s Vegetable Whisperer via Houzz

Advice on Canyon Farming From L.A.’s Vegetable Whisperer via Houzz Other by Palo Alto Photographers Brian W. Ferry Photography The edible garden is a thing of beauty. It’s personal, and like singing a song, there is no one right way to do it. Lauri Kranz is certainly getting it right. She’s been hailed as the […]

Video: Squirrel says, “Whew! It’s been a busy morning! Time for a nap.”

Squirrel says, “Whew! It’s been a busy morning! Time for a nap.” At least, that is what I think he was saying. Just a short scene from the garden today.   Read more on this topic: Video: Interesting interaction between Cooper’s Hawk and Fox Squirrel (Accipter cooperii and Sciurus niger) Video: In the garden…June 6, […]

Photo: Gopher in motion

An Auto Awesome animated gif from Google+ created with a series of photos I took on our last camping trip. This guy popped up right in our circle of chairs around the fire ring. I don’t mind these guys in the park, but wouldn’t want them in the garden. They can be quite destructive. Botta’s […]

Video: Interesting interaction between Cooper’s Hawk and Fox Squirrel (Accipter cooperii and Sciurus niger)

Interesting interaction between Cooper’s Hawk and Fox Squirrel (Accipter cooperii and Sciurus niger) I recorded this interesting interaction between a Cooper’s Hawk and Fox Squirrel (Accipter cooperii and Sciurus niger) in the garden yesterday. The landed with a fresh kill and the squirrel seemed to be pressuring the hawk to move along. See more of […]

Elsewhere: Cooper’s Hawk in the birdbath – my video and photos from Animalbytes.net

Update: January 3, 2014: I captured some new Cooper’s Hawk footage yesterday. You can see it in this video, Interesting interaction between Cooper’s Hawk and Fox Squirrel (Accipter cooperii and Sciurus niger) A month or so ago, our friend, Keri over at Animalbytes.net, shared some great pictures of a Cooper’s Hawk having a fine bath in […]