| Jul 8, 2010
| 6:10 AM
The pink petunias your grandmother planted are not the same petunias that you now find at garden centers.
Today's petunias are tougher, standing up to summer's hot and dry conditions — and to busy lifestyles with fewer hours to garden....
| Jul 9, 2010
When it comes to Seattle tours... you might think of a nighttime walk under Pioneer Square or hitting the water on one of those tour boats on wheels. But a tour planned for Saturday will give new meaning to the term "Duck Tour".
On Saturday, Seattle...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 9:05 PM
Over the past few weeks we have had two or three honeybee swarms here at the nursery. If you are an avid gardener or outdoor enthusiast, you're probably accustomed to bee swarms, especially during this time of the year. At the nursery, these swarms...
| Jul 14, 2010
A husband and wife, who were hospitalized from multiple bee stings this week said the bees were three times larger than the average bee.
Jim and Toni Elliot have started to recover after being stung dozens of times by a swarm of aggressive bees at...
| May 25, 2010
| 1:59 PM
Powell Gardens has lined up swarms of fun for you to enjoy during this summer's special exhibit. Unless noted, all activities are free with regular Garden admission.
Dave Rogers' Big Bugs Exhibit Schedule of Events
Opening Day Events: Saturday, May 29...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 4:38 AM
Talk about workaholic bees.
On a day when most traders have the day off and businesses are closed, thousands of tireless worker bees were buzzing on Wall Street.
The insects swarmed around the doorway of a high-end restaurant, Cipriani's Wall Street...
| Jun 8, 2010
You could always slap peanut butter onto bread and tiptoe out to where the petunias bloom. You could sit there nibbling, watching bumblebees buzz and dart amid the nodding heads.
And, yes, you could call that garden lunch, that most irresistible of...
| Jun 13, 2010
| 8:07 PM
Every summer I manage to get stung by a wasp. This summer is no exception.
On a recent Sunday, I was sitting on the porch reading. On the other side of the porch is a garden bed in which a rambling rosemary bush had sprawled over the walkway and grown...
| Jun 15, 2010
It seemed like a bee invasion Monday afternoon when an estimated 10,000-12,000 bees decided to drop-in on a Ballard neighborhood. Neighbors said it seemed like the day turned into night as the cloud of bees flew down the street before settling in a tree....
| Jun 16, 2010
| 5:15 PM
ENCINITAS -- A landscaper died Wednesday after being stung more than 500 times by swarming bees while clearing brush.
Authorities say the man was working with his 20-year-old nephew when his backhoe struck a nest of honeybees on the ground.
| Jun 17, 2010
| 10:58 AM
The 54-year-old man who was killed when a swarm of bees stung him hundreds of times while h was clearing brush with a backhoe was identified Thursday by the medical examiner's office.
Marco Tulio Lazaro was operating a backhoe near the intersection of...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 6:32 PM
I apologize if I led you down the wrong garden path last year, telling you that Chapel Hill lantana is reliably cold hardy in our Zone 7 area.
It's what the grower Monrovia said in its initial information about the wonderful yellow-flowering butterfly...