Monday, March 21, 2011

Sweet lil critters......

So, did you know that Ladybugs are more than merely cute, these polka-dot critters do the work of pesticides....without damaging the planet in the preying on aphids and scale insects.  Plus they're available via mail order!  A package of about 900 adults, enough for a 1,000 square foot garden, costs just $14.95 at Gardens Alive.  Release the little helpers into your backyard at dusk to bring an extra dose of lady luck.  I found this very interesting article in the April issue of Country Living, written by Catherine Strawn.  I hope you enjoyed this lil tidbit of Ladybug info!

peace and love, 

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