Beneficial Insects and Pollinators


Wasp laying egg on pest


Aphid mummies, parasitized by wasp


Wasp eggs on head of caterpillar


Assassin bug on Lygus bug


Green Lacewing, a voracious predator


Syrphid Fly – the backbone of organic lettuce


Lady beetle – loves aphids


Lady beetle larva – loves aphids even more


Monarch butterfly on Mulefat (Baccharis salicifolia)


Bees increase yields


Bees pollinate many native plants and crops