A cucumber beetle, unlike the similarly sized and shaped ladybug, is a garden pest, devouring plants and flowers.
A cucumber beetle, unlike the similarly sized and shaped ladybug, is a garden pest, devouring plants and flowers. PHOTO BY LEE OLIPHANT
A cucumber beetle, unlike the similarly sized and shaped ladybug, is a garden pest, devouring plants and flowers. PHOTO BY LEE OLIPHANT

Gardener's Notebook: Seeing spots before your eyes? Beetles have arrived

July 15, 2010 12:01 AM

UPDATED July 14, 2010 05:07 PM