Oh noooooooo........

12 years ago

Guess what I found buzzing around in my guest room that houses my amaryllises?


The picture is not mine, but is exactly what I killed about 30 minutes ago. This is the notorious narcissus fly but is the lesser narcissus fly that can lay up to 20-30 eggs/larvas PER bulb. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh........does anyone have any idea how one can pin-point from which bulbs the flies fly out of? I have about 50 bulbs in my guestroom and the only bulb that looks kind of shabby is my 'Pink Floyd'. What do I look for? Holes on the side of the bulbs? No leaves? I'm so stressed and upset right now that I don't know what to do. I feel bad for the bee colony collapse but come next spring, I'm going to be spraying any little bugs that come near my garden (including bumblebees) with the exception of the obvious honeybees.

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