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Are These Bright Orange Bugs with Beady Black Eyes Ladybugs?

You are working in your garden and discover a bug that looks like a slightly elongated ladybug that is bright orange, with no spots, long antennae and beady black eyes. This is not a ladybug. This is a red potato beetle (Aulacophora foveicollis). This beetle is a pest and needs to be destroyed.   Are …

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Spider Eggs in Plant Soil — Top Removal Tips!

Spiders can lay their eggs in soil, making them virtually impossible to see or deal with until the eggs hatch. The next thing you know, you are overrun with spiders crawling all over your house. Most spiders are not dangerous to humans, but many people are scared of spiders or feel icky if they come …

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What are These Little White Bugs on my Eggplant? Oh!

The little white bugs on your eggplant are likely silver leaf whiteflies. There is more than one variety of these annoying insects, and they don’t usually harm healthy plants. However, an infestation of them can kill your eggplant, as well as other plants in your garden. Whiteflies, and the other white garden bug, aphids, can …

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What are These Tiny White Spider-like Bugs in my Soil and on Plants?

You go to water your plants and notice that they have some spiderweb-like stuff on them. The leaves look discolored or spotted. Then, you see tiny white bugs all over the plants and on the soil. These are spider mites, which are also called web-spinning mites or white mites. They need to be treated or …

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