Category: insects

New friends this year

Learn a little about your garden’s insects and you will reap many benefits besides knowledge.

Pests, predators and  taking it easy with the spray.

Yes, this is another post about letting nature take its course when it comes to pests. I’m getting into teaching about organic, pesticide free bug control and will write about it often as I clarify my thoughts. I’ll admit it – I’m a lazy… Continue Reading “Pests, predators and  taking it easy with the spray.”

Aphids

Aphids are a very common pest in gardens. Here’s a little about them so that you can understand how to deal with them.

Someone’s going through changes

Insects can change a lot as they grow. Here’s an example of two different stages (instars) in a Green Vegetable Bug’s life.

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