Affix the ladybug house to a short pole in the garden, preferably about a foot or two off the ground. Nectar attracts ladybugs, so placing a small piece of sponge that has been soaked in sugar water inside the ladybug house. A water source and a little food, either some aphids or sweet alyssum, will help keep the ladybugs comfortable.
10 Ways To Attract Beneficial Insects To Your Garden
If you’re fighting off pests in your garden, it might seem counter-intuitive to bring more pests into the mix, but bear with us! Believe it or not, you can use Mother Nature to your advantage in your garden by introducing “good bugs” that will eat up all of the “bad bugs” that are wreaking havoc on your plants! Read on for some great tips on… [read more]