Category Beneficial Insects

The Assassin Bug: “Scary” Natural Pest Control For Your Garden
Beneficial Insects

The Assassin Bug: “Scary” Natural Pest Control For Your Garden

The Assassin bug – you might not be too thrilled with the idea of armies of assassins lurking about your garden, but you should be.Assassin bugs are beneficial insects that make very handy garden helpers.There are thousands of varieties of assassin bugs, and all are voracious pest predators. They naturally kill aphid garden pests in large numbers and devour leaf caterpillars and even some very small mammals.

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Beneficial Insects

Soldier Beetle: Important Predators – Good or Bad?

The soldier beetle is very common in the garden and sometimes incidentally invade your home.These abundant beetles are sometimes called leather wings because of their soft clothlike wing covers.They earned the common name ‘soldier beetle’ because of the color pattern reminiscent of the early British soldiers red coats.
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Beneficial Insects

Mealybug Destroyer? How To Use Lady Beetles In The Garden

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri may be a handful of words for an insect, but those who work in the gardens know it by their more familiar name and trait – Mealybug Destroyer!The “Crypts” resemble the ladybug, and were therefore named the ladybug beetle, lady beetle or ladybird beetles. The similarity ends there, as the lady beetle is not known to aggregate or to disappear when released.
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Beneficial Insects

The Assassin Bug: “Scary” Natural Pest Control For Your Garden

The Assassin bug – you might not be too thrilled with the idea of armies of assassins lurking about your garden, but you should be.Assassin bugs are beneficial insects that make very handy garden helpers.There are thousands of varieties of assassin bugs, and all are voracious pest predators. They naturally kill aphid garden pests in large numbers and devour leaf caterpillars and even some very small mammals.
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Beneficial Insects

Tiger Beetle: High-Speed Natural Bug Killers For The Garden

There are approximately 2000 different species of Tiger Beetles, all belonging to the order, Coleoptera.You will find the Tiger Beetle all around the world, and about 100 different species in North America.These helpful predatory beetles live in a wide range of settings from woodland areas to salt flats to the seaside, lakeshores, and riverside settings.
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Beneficial Insects

How To Get Rid Of Wasps Naturally: 10 Ways For Control [Details]

Because of changes in climate, insects such as wasps are multiplying rapidly, which makes the need to get rid of wasps a more common occurrence.When there are few (or no) freezes through the winter months, adult insects do not die out. Furthermore, year-round warmth extends the breeding season.For these reasons, wasps and other insects are becoming a problem for more people.
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