Thursday, May 22, 2014

Good Bug Bad Bug - Identifying Australian Bugs

My garden is alive with bug activity at the moment ever since the aphids and more moved in. Its become a veritable smorgasbord for other predator bugs. If they are not harming my plants they can stay. The large chili plant seems to have the most activity. The temptation is to squash, but resisting the urge means less bad bugs.

For more info, check out these great resources to help identify the bugs in your garden.

Good Bug? Bad Bug? (PDF file) from

Ladybugs, good and not so good from

Order Coleoptera...The Beetles from

Here's more of mine. Can anyone identify what they are?

Fury caterpillar on the rhubarb

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