Monday, May 3, 2010

Watching Ladybugs Being Born

Watching Ladybugs Being Born

Today I was given a wonderful birthday gift – a chance to watch Ladybugs aka Ladybirds emerge from their immature state.







As I was walking through the garden this morning I noticed little black bugs all over the Cilantro plant that had bolted a few weeks ago. I was hoping to harvest the coriander seeds (the seed of cilantro) but instead saw these bugs. Upon closer scrutiny I noticed the ladybugs as well. Some of them looked like they were pupating right before my eyes.

(The yellow spot is the larvae shell and the red spot is the lady bug.



What a wonderful site it was. I even saw one ladybug take her first flight! They will have plenty to eat and drink in my garden with all of the aphids and nectar from the wild flowers.

What a wonderful thing I witnessed by just observing!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Happy Digging,
The Garden Goddess
http://www.down2earthgardens.com/

3 comments:

義珊 said...

人是受想像力所支配的。......................................................

蘇pet0701em_halvorsen said...

我們唯一需要恐懼的事,是恐懼本身........................................

elv0620isr_cadena said...

非常感謝~3Q~....................................................

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