My Top Five Least Favorite Insects – Number 4, the Fungus Gnat

I’ve recently become a proud plant parent, graduating from basic, no-nonsense succulents and aloes to more care-intensive houseplants like pothos, fittonia, and shamrocks (more correctly known as oxalis). Each of these plants requires its own unique care routine, and one small screw up can sometimes mean disaster for these plants. My shamrocks seem particularly prone…

Boxelder Bug

My Top Five Least Favorite Insects – Number 5, the Boxelder Bug Boxelder bugs are one of my top five least favorite insects. When looking at the facts, there’s very little reason for this: they don’t look creepy and they don’t bite or sting. In most cases, these bugs are completely innocuous. But I still…