Return to the Square Foot Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
What is this fly???

Posted by mariachilady 10 (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 17, 13 at 23:22

Hi everyone,
I'm new to square foot gardening and was wondering if you all can identify this fly for me..its smaller than a house fly and i have a ton of them flying over my raised bed all day. They lay these tiny brown eggs on the stems of the plants. I hope they're not going to cause me any problems. I've been blasting the eggs off with a hose every time I see them.
here's a picture of the fly on a leaf of my apple tree, and the eggs on the stem of a tomatillo. Thanks in advance!
Fly photo fly.jpeg

 photo flyeggs.jpeg


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: What is this fly???

Unable to see sufficient detail to ID it.
Is it damaging anything?
Is it the only one?


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Square Foot Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here