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Posts Tagged: Sebastopol

For the Love of Butterflies

Pipeline swallowtail on Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A passion for butterflies coupled with a yearning to protect their habitat is what drives 98-year-old Louise Hallberg, founder of the nine-acre Hallberg Butterfly Gardens in Sebastopol. Standing on her front porch last Wednesday morning, overlooking the...

Pipeline swallowtail on Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pipeline swallowtail on Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipeline swallowtail on Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipeline swallowtail caterpillar on Dutchman's pipeline. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pipeline swallowtail caterpillar on Dutchman's pipeline. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipeline swallowtail caterpillar on Dutchman's pipeline. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly crossing in front of the Hallberg home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterfly crossing in front of the Hallberg home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly crossing in front of the Hallberg home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The paths are fun to explore. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The paths are fun to explore. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The paths are fun to explore. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A metallic reminder that this is a butterfly garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A metallic reminder that this is a butterfly garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A metallic reminder that this is a butterfly garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 4:29 PM

Promoting Pollinator Habitat

Blue pollen from a bird's eye blossom covers a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a good cause. The seventh annual Bee Symposium, a fundraiser for Partners for Sustainable Pollination, will take place on Saturday, March 9 in Sebastopol. That's when five speakers will talk about pollinator habitat--what's good to plant and...

Blue pollen from a bird's eye blossom covers a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Blue pollen from a bird's eye blossom covers a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue pollen from a bird's eye blossom covers a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Blue October

Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's "Orange October" for the San Francisco Giants, who just defeated the Detroit Tigers in the opening game of the World Series. But over at the Luther Burbank's Gold Ridge Experiment Farm at 7781 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol, it's Blue October. It's...

Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee heading for borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging among the borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging among the borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging among the borage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Where's the bee? A borage blossom nearly hides the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Where's the bee? A borage blossom nearly hides the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Where's the bee? A borage blossom nearly hides the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Tags: borage (3), honey bees (354), Luther Burbank (3), Sebastopol (3)
 
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