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  • Pest control technician puts bugs on red alert

    Pest control technician puts bugs on red alert
    Did you know that a cockroach can live for a week without its head? That an ant can lift 20 times its weight? That the termite queen can rule her colony for 15 to 20 years? Sally Quick knows this stuff and more. As an Orkin Pest Control (orkin.com) route...
  • Going native

    In a neighborhood full of lawns, Jeena and Eric Schoenke's front yard stands as an anomaly. The Burbank residents tore out their front lawn and redesigned the space about a year ago. They poured a patio, created a path, brought in several large boulders...
  • Big Bugs Exhibit at Powell Gardens Schedule of Events

    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...
  • Lodi Gets Thousands Of Bees Removed

    Lodi Gets Thousands Of Bees Removed
    Manuel Rojas, a Stockton-based beekeeper, removed thousands of bees from Downtown Lodi this week. Rojas thinks of the bees as pets, and he has dozens of hives full of them. He collected most of them from bee removal services he has done around town....
  • Playing nice with orchard mason bees

    Bees need us, and we need them. If you plant a succession of spring, summer and fall flowering plants in your yard, bees have a continual source of nectar. In return, they help pollinate plants in our home vegetable gardens or farm fields. To further...
  • Fruit trees with no fruit

    Do you have a fruit tree in your garden, but no fruit in your garden? You're not alone. I am amazed at how many gardens share this dilemma. Year after year, gardeners press on, hoping for some sort of magical fruit tree transformation. Why do some fruit...
  • It's A Bee Market! Worker Bees Swarm Wall Street

    It's A Bee Market! Worker Bees Swarm Wall Street
    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...
  • Easiest garden party ever

    Easiest garden party ever
    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...
  • Wasp sting is penalty for impulsive gardening

    Wasp sting is penalty for impulsive gardening
    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...
  • Bill Cullina Shares Passion, Fascination For Botany

    Bill Cullina has a bloodroot plant from his mother — which she got from her mother. "The amazing thing is that a little plant like this can potentially live almost forever," Cullina said last week during a talk about perennials at a Connecticut...
  • All About Food: A hot new way to eat cool, healthy

    All About Food: A hot new way to eat cool, healthy
    What's the hot (or should we say cold) new craze that's good for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and everything in between? The answer, which will soon be on everybody's lips and in everyone's tummies, is Banzai Bowl — the brainchild of Joe Bard...
  • Community Commentary: Discover the flowers beyond your bees

    The weeds behind my apartment had been unruly for a long time. Every time I walked by I would think, "I've got to pull those weeds." The pathway between my apartment and the one next door was embarrassing. It's not that I didn't want to clean it up. It...