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  • California Lab wins Hambone Award

     
    From Veterinary Pet Insurance Co.: The second annual VPI Hambone Award for the most unusual pet health insurance claim in 2010  goes to Ellie, left, a Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., who ate an entire beehive and its thousands of inhabitants....
  • How to grow native plants in containers

     
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont displays the ravishing beauty of California's wild plants. But the setting is so operatic, it can be hard to imagine this flora on a smaller stage, say, a patio or apartment balcony. Unless you happen upon a...
  • Pasadena gardener becomes a one-woman food bank

     
    Virginia Paca’s backyard garden is more than a feast for the eyes. It provides food for friends, for families on the economic edge, for the homeless at a Pasadena food bank. When Paca, a Pasadena architect and garden designer, bought......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Miss Huff still the reliable perennial lantana

    Miss Huff still the reliable perennial lantana
    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Listener Recipes

    Submitted by Ron "the bee man" Fischer: (Ron entered this punch recipe into a nationwide recipe contest sponsored by the National Honey Board and it was the Grand Prize Recipe.) Holiday Party Punch (makes about 12 servings) 2 cups boiling water 3/4 cup...
  • Bees Take Over Posh East Side Neighborhood

    Bees Take Over Posh East Side Neighborhood
    After causing quite the buzz on the Upper East Side of Manhattan Sunday, a huge swarm of honeybees will soon be getting a new home. Spectators cheered as the New York Police Department's beekeeper, Officer Anthony Planakis, captured the swarm of nearly...