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Who Doesn't Pine for Plants? And Pollinators!

Chilean rock purslane, Calandrina grandiflora, is a favorite of pollinators, including this bee. Note the red pollen. This is one of the plants offered by the UC Davis Arboretum at its plant sale on Nov. 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Who doesn't pine for plants? And pollinators? The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is sponsoring its annual fall clearance plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4 at its Arboretum Teaching Nursery headquarters on Garrod Drive, UC Davis...

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 12:07 PM

UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale: Think Pollinators!

A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, forages on Purple Ginny salvia (sage). Sages are popular at the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sales.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Think bees. Think butterflies. Think plants that will attract them. The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is hosting its first in a series of fall plant sales on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, UC Davis...

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Coming Oct. 7: A Tour of Kate Frey's Bee-utiful Garden

This is the Hopland home of Kate and Ben Frey, featuring gardens by Kate and rustic structures and whimsical art by Ben. (Photo by Kate Frey)

"When's the next public tour of Kate Frey's garden?" That's a question we're often asked and now we have an answer: Saturday, Oct. 7. World-class bee garden designer and pollinator advocate Kate Frey, co-author of The Bee-Friendly Garden" (with UC...

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 5:07 PM

Why You Should Think 'Fall Planting' and 'Pollinators'

A Western tiger swallowtail nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If want to beautify your yard, attract pollinators, and save money at the same time, then you'll want to attend the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale on Saturday, Nov. 5. It's the final clearance sale of the season, and it will take place from 9 a.m. to 1...

Posted on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:30 PM

A Push to Protect Pollinators

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on a blackberry blossom. (Photo by KathY Keatley Garvey)

A United Nations' organization today issued a global pollinator health report and the news was not good. The two-year global assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) lamented the...

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