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Tag Archives: Beneficial Insects
Its hard not to notice an inch long wasp, let alone 5 or 6 flitting from flower to flower around you in the garden. Last week while weeding I was mesmerized by the imposing wasps clambering over the allium flower spheres. Each … Continue reading
Today I took advantage of a break in the rainy weather and went out to pull shotweed. The Sarcococca and white forsythia (Abeliophyllum distichum) were perfuming the damp air. Both shrubs had a barely perceptible cloud of tiny flies … Continue reading
I have always been fascinated with insects and am always on the lookout for them. Since I garden using least toxic methods, the balance of good and bad insects is key to pest control. A healthy garden will have it’s share of … Continue reading