On Bugs and Beans

I don’t like posting other people’s photos on my blog (though I’ll link to them), so no photo of the braconid wasp cocoons… until this morning:

Braconid wasp pupal cocoons

Yuck. One shouldn’t look at such things while eating Meyer’s sausage. But on closer inspection, those wasps have flown the coop, and are hopefully hunting for their own hornworms.

On the cheerier side of things, some proto-greenbeans:


I have several small bushes at about the same stage, so in a few weeks I should have a small handful of beans. Yum. Assuming nothing else eats them, of course.

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