Category Archives: Insects

Tomato Hornworm Caterpillar – YUCK

I went out to water my plants this morning and discovered the tops of some of my Roma tomatoes missing!  On closer inspection I discovered some tomato hornworm moth caterpillars.  How did I miss these? A garden is like a … Continue reading

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Ladybug Larvae and Pupa

While walking through my garden this evening I noticed that my butterfly bush was filled with aphids, YUCK.  As I thought about spraying it I noticed many ladybug larvae and even some in the pupa stage and of course decided … Continue reading

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Garden Update Front Yard 3-27-14

Spring has definitely sprung here in Florida.  Everything is beginning to bloom! Here is what’s going on. I have 3 guavas and it looks to be a bumper crop for this year.  My charlie brown orange tree is looking so … Continue reading

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Greeted this Morning by a Preying Mantis

I was out picking moringa pods this morning and was greeted with this, as Steve Irwin would say, glorious creature.  I ran in and grabbed my camera and was able to catch “her” doing her daily exercise.  I say her … Continue reading

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