Green winged things

CEFreeman(DC/MD Burbs 7B)August 10, 2014

HI all!

I see how dead the board is these days and it makes me sad. Such a good group, but we never talk anymore! :)

I am having trouble with this beautiful little bug eating the crap out of anything with leaves.
It's about 1/2" long, a prefect, light, grass green color, and its wings make it look like a fleck. It's not a lacewing. The closest thing I can come up with is a white fly, but this one's wings are more triangular.

I'm going to try to get a picture, but in the meanwhile, any ideas?

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Larry K(7a)

Some sort of beetle? I think we need a pic.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2014 at 5:31PM
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kimka(Zone 6B)

Christine,

I too mourn what seems to be the passing of this forum. I've at long last become active on Facebook and joined one plant group, but it is way too big and cumbersome. There is no way to ask as focused questions or carry on a half dozen conversations as easily as here.

That aside, have you been able to grab a photo of your candidate culprit and the damage? I can show the photos to several of the top plant bug people here at the Beltsville Ag Research Center and see if they know and have recommendations.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 1:47PM
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agardenstateof_mind

A lot of the regional forums seem to have slowed down. We're trying to revive the New Jersey Gardening forum. Maybe you can do the same with some provocative new threads?

CEFreeman, did you ever get a photo of the insect you inquired about?

    Bookmark   October 23, 2014 at 11:41PM
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CEFreeman(DC/MD Burbs 7B)

Me? Provocative? Hmmm...

Well, the bug.
Ironically, as frequently happens, I've not seen it again this year. I was looking, trying to get a picture, but nada.

Perhaps that's the secret. Ask how to get rid of it and it'll hide/disappear whatever. :)

So I'll look again next year!

    Bookmark   October 24, 2014 at 7:47AM
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agardenstateof_mind

Some of the new/revived threads over in NJ are: planting garlic, which garden centers do you like, first frost, winter protection.

I'm about to start one on autumn - end or beginning? and how we cope/compensate.

Let's see what you come up with!

    Bookmark   October 24, 2014 at 8:51PM
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sujiwan_gw

I haven't been on the board since the MIdAtl Swap. When I'd check in, it seemed as though few people were writing in or answering post questions. So there was lots of elapsed time. It didn't seem like there were enough people around to respond or have a conversation. So what is this being replaced with? You can't even find a FB post after a while if there's a lot of new ones on top of it.
Were the insects leaf hoppers?
Also lamenting.

    Bookmark   November 5, 2014 at 9:56AM
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CEFreeman(DC/MD Burbs 7B)

I've thought of you so often! How are you and your giant dogs family? How are your gardens?

I think of you every time I get near that rose. It jumps out and picks me. LOL. Do you happen to remember what the variety was? It is quite the show stopper when in bloom. This fall, it shot out a 10' (no joke) branch that is waving in the air. It also appears to have seed pods...?

I never did find out what the bug was. It really did disappear after I asked. It'll be back next year, I'm sure.

I think I'll post a few things, just to get some action here. It's a shame, because I keep referring people here, who see nothing and go on.

Facebook? I don't think so....

    Bookmark   November 5, 2014 at 10:55AM
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