BORERS Borers are among the most destructive pests in the garden, hiding under bark, attacking edibles, ornamental plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. Boring into the plant leaves and stems, or roots. They destroy water and sap-conducting tissues within the plants.
BEETLE (Coleoptera) Beetles are the most common type of insect. They can be found everywhere and are often mistaken for other insects such as true bugs. Beetles differ from other flying insects because of their wings. The first set of
PEST INSECTS AND BUGS A pest insect or bug is one that is detrimental, invasive, troublesome, or causes a nuisance to other plants and animals. Pest insects and bugs are not welcome in your garden, they are the ones you
Grasshopper (Acridomorpha) Belonging to the suborder Caelifera, grasshoppers are among what is probably the most ancient living group of chewing herbivorous insects. Dating back to the early Triassic period around 250 million years ago. Although there are almost 9000 different
Caterpillars in the Garden Caterpillars that you find in the garden are the larval stage of members of the order Lepidoptera (butterflies or moths). Below, you will find out about six different caterpillars, learn how to spot them, and what
BENEFICIAL GARDEN INSECTS AND BUGS Beneficial garden insects and bugs are helpful insects you want to welcome into your garden. They can be any number of species of insects, with one thing in common, they benefit your plants with pollination