Thursday, June 25, 2009

Nasty Critters!

We're back. But when I went to check on my garden, there were HUNDREDS of these guys:

All over my cucumber and squash plants. They were just thick everywhere!

I'm heartsick.

I had to use an insecticide as it was SO bad I don't know if I can even save the plants..........Cross your fingers. I'm so sad that I had to use a chemical in my garden, but I don't know if even that will help.....

Nice welcome home....huh......

14 comments:

Granny J said...

Oh NO! That stinks! We have a good infestation of flea beatles but so far the plants are hanging in. Good luck!

Allyson said...

What is that?

ooooooo--YUCK! Sorry about the pesticide. Darn those bugs...DARN, DARN, DARN!!!

Momza said...

yuck! I hope the pesticide does the job and preserves your harvest!

So sorry I missed a chance to visit with you in CO!!

Joy For Your Journey said...

Oh dear, I am going to run out and check on my plants right now! I haven't looked at them for a couple days.

Kassi Jane said...

o my goodness thats no good! hopefully your hardwork isnt ruined!

Patrice said...

Oh, man, that makes ME sick, too! We'll say an extra prayer for your garden . . . "pray over your crops."

Aimee Kieffer, aka "Momzoo" said...

awww...sorry!

GGMA said...

The boss says use some malathion. Ask the store about it. Good luck!

Alice Wills Gold said...

Seriously, what is that creature?

A beetle of some sort?

Alice Wills Gold said...

If it makes you feel any better, I think that organic is overrated.

kristie said...

When we went to AZ for two weeks, it rained so much here, people didn't know if they were living in UT or in Seatle. So when we got back, our weeds in our garden had multiplied. Some are almost as tall as Owen.

I was feeling overwhelmed and sorry for myself, until I saw your post. Sorry you got bugs instead of weeds. I hope the spray helps.

RhondaLue said...

ok that was wierd. Sorry, the armed citizen comment was from me. Hubs forgot to log off and I didn't notice till after I started dropping comments all over the blogosphere.

But really, I think HE would think the bugs were EWWWWW too. ;)

Lori said...

Grrr...bugs! Sorry Auntie! I hope you were able to save your plants.

GGMA said...

The creature is, of course, a cucumber beetle!