I'm Doug Green, a semi-retired nurseryman who used to produce 1600 varieties of perennials and 600-800 varieties of annuals every spring in my nursery and garden center.
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greenish-black or brownish-black insect, 6 legs
I found two dead bugs in my garage today (5/27). The curved back is greenish-black or brownish-black. The underside is brown. The six legs are a glossy
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Grey Caterpillar with Black Spots
Hi Moni, I have this horrible caterpillar infestation on what I think is an Abelia. Every may after the shrub has flowered all leaves are completely devoured
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shiny Black and red beetle
This insect mimics a milk weed beetle.
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Orange Insects Page 1
These are mostly orange insects with orange the predominant color for help in insect identifcation you can upload your pictures here
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This was in my nieces backyard in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, Hennepin County. She was gardening and saw this and took a picture which I have uploaded
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How To Solve The Worst Two Tomato Problems
Two of the common tomato problems (black bottoms and cracks) with links to tomato blight article
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Green Insects Page 2
Get your green insects identified by a trained entomologist and check out all the other insects already identified here
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The Beginners Guide To Growing Great Tasting Tomatoes
The beginners guide to growing great tasting tomatoes - almost everything you need to know from garden author Doug Green
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How To Grow and Store Dahlia Bulbs for Heavy Flowering
Dahlia bulbs are easy to grow and store, here are garden bulb book author Doug Green's recommendations
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How To Keep Hardy Cyclamen Alive and Growing
Hardy cyclamen are wonderful small plants for the fall blooming shade garden, here's how to grow them from flower bulb book author Doug Green
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