A new visitor to the garden—the Locust Borer

Locust Borer beetle hanging out on our asparagus.
Our in-house biologist, Keren Tischler, snapped a shot of this Locust Borer beetle on our asparagus. The wasp-like coloring caught her eye and piqued her curiosity to find out more about it. The Locust Borer hatches and feeds on Black Locust trees and emerges as an adult in the fall to nectar on flowers (especially goldenrod) and mate. Find out more >