Garden Pests

groundhog on June 23rd, 2011

By G. Bosley  a.k.a.
Spittlebug Froth
Do your plants have white frothy clusters in the joins of stems or leaves that resembles spit?  Oh the Spittlebug or also called Froghoppers are more of a nuisance than they are damaging to most of  your garden plants.
The female lays her eggs in the fall in cracks or crevices of the […]

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groundhog on June 10th, 2011

By G. Bosley  a.k.a. “groundhog”
Oh the Lily Beetle.  I have been picking the bright orange beetle off my Liliums for weeks.  Ever walk through the garden I look, pick and squish.  I have several different Liliums throughout my gardens, so not an easy task to regularly check them all.  I am sure I have removed […]

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