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In the Garden: Bugs are our friends … unless they’re not

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The most interesting, amazing and alarming lecture I attended at the Washington State Master Gardener Conference in Ocean Shores a year ago, was Amy Stewart’s talk on her book, “Wicked Bugs.” Amy explained the ways in which insects benefit our lives: pollinating the plants that feed us, carrying on the vital work of decomposition, returning everything from fallen leaves to fallen heroes back to the earth, helping us keep pests in check by preying on one another.

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