Aphids can cause problems in your garden because they feed on so many different plants. Not only that, aphids can breed quickly.
Aphids can reproduce asexually– no males are necessary, according to an article on aphids in this month’s issue of WNY Gardening Matters, produced by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County. Spring and summer aphids are all females and so are their offspring.
Find out more about aphids and what you can do if they are causing problems in your garden.
You can see previous issues of WNY Gardening Matters here.