Tag Archives: pests

Friend or foe?

I spied this insect on a tomato plant and am wondering whether this crazy-cool summer has made the insects mutate. It’s ladybug-size. And I have seen a good number of baby ladybugs feasting on my aphid smorgasbord lately. But it … Continue reading

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Heeeeere, whistlepig!

I learned the other day that groundhogs, those marmots we mostly only think about in February, eat dandelion heads (be sure to click that linkā€”it’s a great photo). Why isn’t somebody renting them out at this time of year when … Continue reading

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My home colony

It is, quite apparently, ant season, since this is what happened when I watered the houseplants: Though I am a nature lover and a person who is usually rather accepting of the chaos of life (how else could I deal … Continue reading

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