Green Thumb Sunday: Halloween bug, climbing

Halloween bug, climbing

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8 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: Halloween bug, climbing”


  1. 1 Aiyana November 18, 2007 at 10:19 am

    Is that a lady bug? I’ve not heard it called a Halloween bug before. Maybe they are different, but look the same. Anyway, great photo and happy GTS,
    Aiyana

  2. 2 Stuart November 18, 2007 at 5:10 pm

    Nice outfit. A little late for Trick-or-Treating though isn’t he?

  3. 3 captain lifecruiser November 19, 2007 at 6:34 am

    So, who are she out to scare? *giggles*

  4. 4 blueblue November 19, 2007 at 8:08 am

    Now this is a photo just begging for the “Climb Every Mountain’ soundtrack. LOL.

  5. 5 reddnas1 November 19, 2007 at 5:56 pm

    Love “her” closeup! And, dittos to what everyone else said. Happy Green Thumb Sunday.

    dee/reddirtramblings.com

  6. 6 inadvertentgardener November 19, 2007 at 8:49 pm

    Aiyana, the Halloween bugs look like ladybugs, but are more orange than red and not as friendly. They’re some kind of invasive species from Asia.

    Stuart, yes…just a little late!

    Captain Lifecruiser, she’s not so scary, really…

    Blueblue, you’re totally right.

    Reddnas1, happy GTS to you, too!

  7. 7 farmingfriends November 21, 2007 at 6:35 pm

    In the UK we call them lady birds. Is it on a brassica plant?
    Sara from farmingfriends

  8. 8 inadvertentgardener November 22, 2007 at 2:29 pm

    Sara, it’s on one of the types of greens I have in my garden — I think maybe the collards?


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