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Lady Bugs (Seasonal Availability)

  • $1000


Protect your flower gardens, roses, and trees from Aphids with live Lady Bugs. When released into your garden -preferably at night over a 2 week period - the adult Lady Bugs feed and reproduce by laying eggs. Once these eggs hatch, the hungry little ladies keep your pests at bay!

Features:  

  • Environmentally safe pest control  
  • Lady Bugs feed on Aphids, Mites, Scale, Thrips, Whiteflies and larva and eggs of other pests  
  • Eggs are laid amongst Aphid colonies and when hatched eat up to 300 pests per day over a 28 day period  
  • Must be kept refrigerated until released
  • Excellent beneficial insect
  • Hippodamia convergens: North American Native ladybug, does not bite nor go into homes
  • Only eat aphids and other soft-bodied pest insects and insect eggs
  • Adults: orange and black beetles that feed on aphids, mites, scales, thrips, whiteflies and beneficial insect food
  • Adult ladybugs feed primary at night and lay eggs
  • Eggs are white or yellow ovals,  laid in clusters on the undersides of leaves
  • Larvae: having no wings, remains on your plants, keeping control of pests
  • Larvae: black and orange alligator shaped
  • Both adult and larvae stage: great general pest controllers
  • Upon receipt of the ladybugs place them in the crisper of the fridge to cool them down and release them in the evening
  • Be sure to water the area before releasing the ladybugs, traveling is thirsty work
  • Placing a small dish of water in the garden will help keep not only ladybugs but native insects close to plants especially in the heat of the summer
  • Adult ladybugs will eat 10 to 25 pests per day and will live 3 to 12 weeks (pending environmental factors)
  • Eggs: laid amongst pest insect colonies; once hatched the larvae will eat 50 pests per day
  • Look super cute and will bring a smile to your face every day!

 


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