Bad for Vegetable Gardens?
"...most of us, if not all, know roly polys as bugs, which is not the case. They belong to the crustacean family..."
Roly polys are crustaceans that live on land and roll/ curl into hard balls when disturbed. They cause more good than harm to gardens.
What is Roly Poly?
Roly polys will start feeding of fallen plant debris. If this is the case, they will start devouring your young vegetables once they are done with the insect and plant debris.
Harmful Effects of Roly Polys
Roly polys do not transmit any diseases despite the fact that they are a nuisance due to their presence.
Do Roly Polys Carry Diseases?
Keeping in mind that they cause no harm to humans and are children-friendly, roly polys are good guys.