Hi Joann - I'm having some bug problems too so I thought I'd be a good
Google Group Neighbor and tell you what I found:
On the interne, looks like a common red bug is a Chigger but they are
very small. Sometimes you can also have red Chinch Bugs too. Another
bug to look at is a Clover Mite too. I would go to google and search
these three bugs under the IMAGES section and compare them to your
Also, you can GOOGLE ("red bug" yard) in Google too to see.