Category Archives: Insects

Spinosad for Garden Pests

Originally posted on Bees and Chicks:
Of all the organic products we can use to eliminate pests in the garden Spinosad (spin-OH-sid) has perhaps the most curious back story. A scientist who was part of a team that was searching…

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Good Bug, Bad Bug

This year is a bad year for garden pests.  I’m seeing a lot of damage by  Apion longirostre  Hollyhock Weevil, thrips, aphids, leafminers, flea beetles and the list goes on. Here are a few photos of some of the offenders: Hollyhock … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blooms In June

Our gardens are really showing off some colors!  I was busy most of the morning taking photographs before the winds picked up.  Everything looks so pretty. There are so many more but the wind started to blow!  Hope you enjoyed … Continue reading

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Critters Welcome!

These guys are hard at work in our garden eating bugs and they are most welcome.  Organic gardening practices keep these critters safe and hanging around.  Give organic gardening a chance to bring balance to your garden and you will … Continue reading

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