The Ladybug is one of the most effective and economically important beneficial insect known for feeding on soft-bodied pest insects.Beneficial garden ladybugs for controlling pests in your garden are the most popular and widely used beneficial insects for commercial and home use. Ladybugs are capable of consuming up to 50 to 60 aphids per day but will also eat a variety of other insects and larvae including scales, mealy bugs, leaf hoppers, mites, and various types of soft-bodied insects.
The Garden Variety
Two bags of 1500 Ladybugs and 1,000 Green lacewing eggs
Garden Deluxe Variety
Two bags of 1500 Ladybugs, 1,000 Green lacewing eggs, and 10 Mil. HB,SF & SC Nematodes mixed.
Beneficial Nematodes - Nematodes are microscopic, non-segmented worms which occur naturally in soil all over the world. Thousands of strains exist with different life-styles. Beneficial nematodes only attack soil dwelling insects and leave plants alone.
Green Lacewing - The green lacewing is another one of the most effective predatory insect known.THE "APHID LION"After a few days, the eggs hatch and tiny larvae emerge which are also known as"aphid lions"because of their voracious appetite. There is no other better predator known to consume vast quantities of eggs and the soft bodies of aphids, mealy-bugs, spider mites, leafhopper nymphs, caterpillar eggs, scales, thrips, and white-flies. The lacewing larvae attack the eggs of most pests and, if the bodies are not to hard and fast moving, will attack the adult pest stage as well.
Praying mantis - This adored insect, praying mantis is a general predator of most pest insects, mites, eggs, or any insect in reach. Each egg case contains approximately 200 baby mantis. The Praying mantis is a most interesting and enjoyable beneficial insect to have around the garden and farm. It is the only known insect that can turn its head and look over its shoulder. Mantis lies in wait for their food and when close enough, snap it up with a lightning movement of their strong forelegs.
Garden Deluxe Variety Pack - $49.85
Garden Deluxe Variety Pack: 3,000 Ladybugs, 1,000 Green Lacewing Eggs and 10 Million HB, SF & SC beneficial nematodes mixed for pest control in the soil.
Garden Variety Package - $39.45
Garden Variety Pack: 3,000 Ladybugs, and 1,000 Green Lacewing Eggs, .
Please check back for ladybugs on September 28th.
Ladybugs, or lady beetles (Hippodamia convergens) are the best-known garden predators available. Ladybugs will eat aphids, mites and other soft- bodied insects.