Tag: Praying Mantis

  • Praying Mantis

    It’s been a while since I’ve spotted any praying mantis in the garden. That’s why I happy to see this late bloomer on my fading dahlias. He seems content to hang out there for now.

  • Surviving A Heat Wave

    Last week we had a week long heat wave. The temperatures were over 105 and I had to come up with a fast way to create shade. I resorted to using my umbrella and propping it up in the bed to protect my new seedlings. My lettuce still bolted but the seedlings are still hanging…

  • They Hatched, Praying Mantis

    I bought my praying mantis eggs about two months ago. The first batch were eaten by mice. The second batch I had assumed had hatched and fled. But while I was watering my plants today I spotted a mass exodus of praying mantis. The majority of them were jumping out of the pot and looking…