Ground-Nesting Wasps - Great To Watch If You Get A Chance - Keep A Sharp Eye Out!

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 23:21 in Biology & Nature

One day last summer, I was making a feeble stab at cleaning the deck (or as I like to call it the “backyard basement!”) There was a long, thin plastic planter (junk) with dirt in it sprouting some grasses that had happened there on their own. I noticed a commotion in the soil and saw a treehopper partway stuck in a little hole, wiggling around to try to get in the rest of the way. Strange bug behavior! I realized this was actually the prey of a ground nesting wasp. read more

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