Host Richard Hentschel interviews Russ Higgins, Commercial Agriculture Educator about how our insects have been overwintering and some of those that have already appeared. Insects adults will be the first to show up. Insects show up based on warming weather. Box Elder, lady bugs and bean leaf beetles can be some the earliest. Richard and Russ also talk about the Japanese Beetles and where in the state they are really troublesome.
Green Side Up is a weekly gardening program produced by University of Illinois Extension. It is hosted by Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture.