Archive : locust

Jan 28 2012 by in Barbie's garden, Bugs & Pests, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 15 comments

Bug-a-boo Zoo

04 New Bugs

I have had such weird and wonderful bugs coming into my garden lately that I had to do a special post on all the bugs I have met so far. Every time I step onto my back deck, I have to run and get my camera. It is as if they wait for me and pose. Thanks to a lot of our friends, we were able to identify all of them. Here [...]

Jan 16 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Bugs & Pests, | 2 comments

Enemies of the Garden

Grasshopper or Locust

I spent the day in the garden – not gardening – but taking photo’s of all I see. I am looking through the lens of  my camera and using my hubby’s macro lens. Wow! You cannot believe what we miss with the naked eye. Here are some shots of the pests in my garden. The Grasshopper thingy was happily eating the leaves of my Quince tree. It could be a locust, so [...]