Posts Tagged ‘bug’

White Fuzzy Stuff On My Houseplants

Q: What could be the cottony white fuzzy stuff on my houseplant stems? How do I get rid of it?  A: It’s very likely your plants are infested with mealy bugs. They are kin to scale insects and both suck...


Squash Bugs – Identification and Control

Q: On my yellow squash leaves there are several rows of very tiny, copper-colored, jewel-like, round things. What are they? A: They’re squash bug eggs. Unless you want to lose your squash crop, kill ’em now! The eggs will quickly...


Milkweed Bugs

Q: Last evening I noticed my Mexican butterfly flower’s seed pods were covered up in these little orange bugs that I have not seen before. They are orange with two black spots on their backs about where their shoulders would...