Tag: Four-Lined Plant Bug

Onward, Spined Soldier Bug

Warning: this post may not be suitable for readers who are upset by insects eating other insects. As I wrote recently, our friend Jo ana came over to help with the garden last week. She is a keen observer of the natural world. This applies to insects as well as flying Geranium seeds. So we …

The Four-Lined Plant Bugs of the Apocalypse

In a recent post I speculated about a possible fungal disease disfiguring some of my plants. Alert readers Brenda Coulter and Julia V correctly identified the problem as four-lined plant bug.   It’s odd how after they mentioned this bug, I started seeing it everywhere. This either says something about my limited powers of observation, …