Posts Tagged: Master Gardener
See those red spots on your milkweed seed pods? Lady beetles (aka ladybugs or "garden heroes") are...
A lady beetle feasts on aphids on a milkweed plant, Gomphocarpus physocarpus, also known as balloon-plant milkweed or hairy balls. Note the spiky hairs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Peek-a-boo? Or peek-a-beetle? A lady beetle, resplendent in red, crawls through the spiky hairs of milkweed seed pods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hurry! A lady beetle snags aphids on a milkweed seed pod, while other aphids try to escape (far right). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
FREE class to learn how to keep your citrus trees in top shape:Saturday, February 12, 9:30 til 12 noon. Fresno Master Gardeners PAR will also be accepting citrus 8:30 til 11am. Location Garden of the Sun.
Fresno Master Gardeners Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR) link http://ucanr.org/sites/mgfresno/Plant_a_Row_for_the_Hungry_PAR/