Ladybugs Hard at Work

The ladybugs have been hard at work in my rose garden as they start to make a dent in the aphid population.

aphids, roses, garden, springThere are a lot of aphids on my roses, especially on my floribunda bush. Here you can see a rose bud that is besieged by the little critters.

rose buds, aphids, ladybugs, pest control, rose gardenLuckily the ladybugs are starting to get to work.

roses, aphids, ladybug, pest conrolHere you see a ladybug that is starting to devour some of the aphids.

aphids, roses, rose bud, ladybugThe ladybugs have a lot of work to do, but I can already see some evidence that they are doing their job.

Yellow Rose Bud, spring, first rosesI have a few rose buds that are about to open. I am really looking forward to having beautiful roses blooming again. I only have a few more days to wait 🙂

Happy Spring!

Steven

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