Common Insects in Garden

Understanding Insects & Pests made easy

This section of the Ecotika Library brings insights of common insects in garden. A healthy garden is also a house of many garden dwelling insects and pests. Not all Insects are pests some of them are actually very useful for gardens as they help clear the leaf litter and help to convert it to a useful form for plants to take nutrients. These helpful organisms act as digestive system for our plants. Some useful insects prey on pests and act as defence mechanism of our garden.

But yes it is also true that not all insects and worms are friends some of them are foes (harmful insects) as well.

Let’s find out who is who.

Friendly Insects and Worms

When it feels threatened they curl into a spiral. ladybug

Harmful Insects and pests

Mealybug on hibiscus