Beautiful Beneficials: Parasitic Wasps

Beautiful Beneficials: Parasitic Wasps

I have discussed wasps with you before, now let us look a little closer at parasitic wasps. Parasitic wasps are those whose larval stages eat or live in the different stages of other insects. Many of these wasps parasitize caterpillars, while other may parasitize a number of insects, including beetle larvae, sawfly larvae, galls, beetles, […]

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Beautiful Beneficials: Ambush Bugs

Beautiful Beneficials: Ambush Bugs

I love to look closely at flowers and plants when I am walking through the landscape. Over the years I have discovered some incredible things and taken some great photos. Each season, I discover new natives and new insects. One of the most interesting, but little thought of insect, is the ambush bug. This little […]

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5 Tips for Autumn

The weather has been steadily getting cooler; the western portions of Kansas and Nebraska have had freeze warnings and even snow! It is time to prepare our gardens and yards for winter. Here are some great tips to get your autumn work going! Spend time with your kids! If you have kids, spending some quality […]

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