Golden Backed Snipe Fly

Golden Backed Snipe Fly The golden backed snipe fly is a black insect with a bright yellow back and the body of the fly has an almost silver or white shimmering metallic striped look to it.

Common Scorpionfly

Common Scorpionfly So what is this crazy looking insect? Have you seen one before? This is the common scorpionfly. To me, there is nothing common about the look of this little guy.

Gall Fly Produces Goldenrod Galls

Gall Fly Produces Goldenrod Galls The Gall fly produces goldenrod galls that become the food source and host plant for gall fly larva over the course of the winter.  The insect has a fairly interesting lifecycle.

How To Get Rid Of Fungus Gnats on Houseplants

How To Get Rid Of Fungus Gnat on Houseplants The weather turns colder and immediately you turn your attention to bringing in some of your outdoor plants.  A day or two goes by and you find a wealth of small flies hanging around your plants. Ugh! Fungus Gnats.  Let me share with you how to…