Bulb fly season has begun

Boyce Tankersley btankers@chicagobotanic.org
Mon, 26 Apr 2010 07:55:01 PDT
I fear we may have the pest in Chicago as well. A fly like creature
about the size of a bumble bee that hovered over the foliage and did not
indicate any interest in visiting the flowers.

This might explain a slow but steady decrease in our plantings.

Boyce Tankersley
Director of Living Plant Documentation
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
tel: 847-835-6841
fax: 847-835-1635
email: btankers@chicagobotanic.org

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