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Posts Tagged: pollinator

Honey Bee Day Reminds us to Protect Bees Year-Round

Adult honey bee collecting pollen on zinnia. (Credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Saturday, August 18 is National Honey Bee Day! Many people are concerned about the health of honey...

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Don't Be Alarmed by Large Beneficial Bees

Female carpenter bee. [J.K.Clark]

If you see large black or golden-brown bees flying in your garden or landscape, don't be alarmed!...

Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 2:18 PM
Tags: beneficial (11), building (2), bumble (1), carpenter bee (2), damage (13), golden (1), pollinator (5), structures (3), UCIPM (67), wood (2)

Protecting pollinators around the home and garden

Adult honey bee.

In observance of National Pollinator Week, we thought we'd share how you can manage pests around...

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 10:52 AM
Tags: bees (4), control (40), fly (3), honey bee (5), IPM (57), management (30), national (1), natural enemies (9), pest (74), pollinator (5), protect (4), protection (1), UC IPM (202), week (1), Windbiel (3)

Carpenter Bees: Mostly Beneficial

Male valley carpenter bee.

Have you seen large black or golden-brown bees foraging in your garden? These could be carpenter...

Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Tags: carpenter bee (2), Pest Notes (64), pollinator (5)

What Can Gardeners do to Help Honey Bees?

Figure 3. Nectar and pollen-producing plants in full bloom.

[From the June 2013 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Most people have...

Posted on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 2:25 PM
Tags: honey bee (5), neonicotinoids (1), pollinator (5)
 
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