Entomología

Around this time of year, the garden is abuzz… not only with bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, but with the iridescent green, giant, flying beetles known as fig beetles (Cotinis mutabilis). The first time I ever bumped into a fig beetle, literally, I actually heard it before I saw it coming. It sounded like a jumbo […]

September 3 2013      41 comments     Linda Ly
Entomología

Aphids are my enemy. But when they attack, the ladies-who-lunch are all set to fight back. They’re hungry and they’re ready to feast.

June 12 2012      8 comments     Linda Ly
Entomología   Jardín

An overnight guest on my front porch.

October 31 2011      Leave a comment     Linda Ly
Entomología

A snapshot from my garden. I am endlessly fascinated by the work that the humble honeybee does in our food system. Do you grow a bee-friendly garden?

July 31 2011      2 comments     Linda Ly
Entomología   Jardín

I think I was an entomologist in a former life. I am really fascinated by the creepy crawlies…

October 3 2010      1 comment     Linda Ly
Entomología