Monthly Archives: May 2008

Bug of the Week: Assassin Bug Adult

Upon revisiting the same plants again and again while searching for the bug of the week, I’ve made an interesting discovery. Although we think of insects as being highly mobile, a few do settle down for a period of time … Continue reading

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A Fungus Among Us

The cool, wet weather we have been having has brought out some mushrooms. Quick, are mushrooms plants or animals? If you say neither, then you know your stuff. Mushrooms were once thought to be plants, but mushrooms don’t make their … Continue reading

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Bug of the Week: Tarantula Hawk

Today is overcast and windy, and most insects are settled in for the day. When I went out to search for the bug of the week, I was lucky to find this large insect resting on our milkweed plant. Being … Continue reading

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