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Build a Bug Hotel

Build a Bug Hotel for bees, ladybugs, and other beneficial insects. Learn how from Garden Therapy.

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26 Plants that Attract Ladybugs

Ladybugs are one of the most beneficial insects that much that you should invite them in your garden to repel pests away. Click to find out Plants That Attract LADYBUGS.

The cheapest way to make an "insect hotel" for ladybugs to hibernate in winter.

Need: A birdhouse, screwdriver, Outdoor paint, Tape measure, Saw, Bamboo sticks, Wood glue, Sheet of moss, Chicken wire, Potting soil, Plants. (two varieties of sedum used), Staple Gun and staples, Screw eye hook

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.

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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]


Wildlife Wall

Many beneficial garden insects, such as ladybugs and ground beetles, struggle to find habitats in our neat gardens. Consider creating an attractive wildlife wall to lure them in and keep them happy.

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Ladybug Garden Houses

5. Your Favorite Beneficial Garden Bug; I had a huge problem with aphids last year-enter the ladybug! Post on making Ladybug Garden Houses #organic #gardening


Ladybug Habitat

Ladybugs are good for your garden, takes care of lice etc! Make a Ladybug Habitat and watch them as they do you a favour:)

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Making a Home for Bugs — The Gardenist

Making a Home for Bugs! Who would have thought that this was important? I guess the eco friendly have come up with the idea and I thought it was a nice idea, too!