Category: bee plants

Beautiful luffa flowers under bee vision

TweetThis is a “formal post” to the site dedicated to ultraviolet photography, http://www.ultravioletphotography.com. I have previously seen many bees visiting… read more Beautiful luffa flowers under bee vision

Colors of flowers seen in alternative spectrums

TweetA play of colors under various light conditions. Acronyms: UV=ultraviolet, VIS=visible light, IR=infrared. Camera: Panasonic DMC G5 full spectrum converted…. read more Colors of flowers seen in alternative spectrums

Flowering time of 2014

TweetNotes for 2014 spring flowers near East Lansing / Okemos (with some bee notes) Zachary Huang This is in reverse… read more Flowering time of 2014

How do bees see flowers?

TweetSorry it is in Chinese here. will translate to English in a few days (after grants are done!) In the… read more How do bees see flowers?

2013 in Photos

Tweet1. Jan 11, The Chocolate Factory, Hershey, PA. The ABRC (American Bee Research Conference) was hold there, I organized the… read more 2013 in Photos

Bees foraging on lotus

TweetLotus (Nelumbo), which many people confuses with water lily, is actually now in a different family (Nelumbonaceae). Water lily belongs… read more Bees foraging on lotus

Two covers in March

TweetFor the first time in my life, I have two photos published simultaneously by the two major beekeeping magazines in… read more Two covers in March

Jade tree flowers: with nectar but no bees.

TweetIt is now cold in Michigan, with about 3-6 degrees C during the day.  I am missing the flowers in… read more Jade tree flowers: with nectar but no bees.