Here are a few bugs in my garden recently. They are a Spring Azure on a Coreopsis, Honey bee on dill flowers, and a Lady Beetle on dill.
A Ladybug is a beetle, which is the largest order in the animal kingdom, with about 350,000 species of beetles worldwide. Ladybugs are insect controllers in gardens, crop fields, or forests, as they consume various harmful tree-dwelling and plant-eating bugs that destroy plant life. I found this one in a greenhouse, moving briskly around the… Read More LADYBUG
Beetles are the largest order in the animal kingdom. There are about 350 thousand species worldwide, in North America there are about 25 thousand. One family of beetles are Coccinellidae, which include ladybugs, also called ladybirds or lady beetles. They all have dome-shaped bodies with six legs. Markings can vary, some have spots and stripes,… Read More LADY BEETLES
The yard is a great place to watch nature. We can attract birds, insects, and small animals by providing a little food, water, and shelter for these creatures in our backyards. Plants, flowers, trees, and shrubs can provide shelter and food, while a pond, bird bath or morning dew can give water. Colorful blooms and… Read More BACKYARD ECOSYSTEM