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Ambush Bug

October 20th, 2020|

These small bugs are about 0.5 inch long and can prey on larger insects such as bumblebees, butterflies or wasps. Ambush bugs are part of the Assassin Bug family. These bugs hide on plants and flowers like this salvia shown here, from which they [...]

Lupine Bugs

October 14th, 2020|

Lupine bugs are members of the family of broad-headed bugs and related to the stink bug that when threatened will emit a rancid smelling liquid. The probiscus seen folded underneath its body is used for feeding by sucking the nutrients from stems and leaves. [...]

Photoville Fence

October 5th, 2020|

THE PHOTOVILLE FENCE ANNOUNCES ITS NINTH EDITION Happy to share that five selected pieces from Patio Life were choose for inclusion in the 9th edition of the Photoville Fence. The Photoville FENCE is a year-round public photography project exhibited in major parks and downtowns [...]

Honey Bee

September 26th, 2020|

A honey bee searching for nectar on the flamingo celosia (celosia spicata). This species of celosia was grown from seed and started indoors. It does well in a large container, growing to over four feet tall and attracts a variety of bees and other [...]

Bumble Bee

August 26th, 2020|

There are over 250 species of bumble bees. These plump and fuzzy bees live in small colonies of just of a few hundred bees, much smaller when compared to that of the honey bee which has thousands of bees in their respective colonies. The [...]

Color Exhibition

August 14th, 2020|

The Villa Bee Fly, was recently chosen for inclusion in the "Color" exhibition at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC opening September 4. The gallery anticipates being open to the public though likely not having an opening reception. For [...]


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