First is this beetle. There are loads of them around the vegetable garden, and I suspect they're burrowing into the ground and laying eggs. I further suspect their larvae will be chompin' on my veggie roots. Anyone know what kind of beetle it is?
Second there is this pretty mystery plant that is either a native volunteer or some kind of scary invasive alien from another planet. It has grown incredibly well, and the blooms are very pretty. It's about 2-3' tall and has multiple stems/branches. Thoughts?
I also have this puppy in the bulb bed. Except for the blooms, it looks like a lanky, spindly lily, and the blooms are also quite pretty. It's about 2' tall, and it's solitary. I'm worried this might also be an invasive, but maybe I got lucky with something awesome. Anyone know what this plant is?
And finally, I have this bunch of grassy leaves growing in the stock tank. I think it might be a foxtail lily since I planted a few last autumn, but this would be my first year growing them and have no idea what to expect. So is it a foxtail?
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