Vegetable Gardening

  • Beneficial Insects: Ladybug / Lady Beetle
    The fact that ladybugs have a diverse range of food sources makes them particularly valuable as beneficial insects.
  • Parasitic Wasp
    Parasitic Wasp    Photo: Katja Schulz Several species of wasps are parasites of garden pests; most common are ichneumon wasps, braconid wasps, and chalcid wasps. The work of these parasitic wasps is usually more visible than the insects themselves.