What attracts ladybugs and keeps them in your plot
Ladybugs, with their polka-dot wings and voracious appetites for pests, are a fantastic organic solution for protecting your garden from unwanted guests like aphids, mealybugs, and mites. Attracting and convincing these adorable beetles to settle down in your garden can be a bit tricky, though, as they tend to take flight and explore new areas. Many gardeners purchased these little beasts online, and release them only … Read the rest
Gardening, a passion nurtured by many, is a fine balance between art and science. While the vibrant colors, beautiful shapes, and alluring scents may catch your eye, the invisible dynamics of a healthy garden ecosystem are what truly make your garden flourish. Today, we are going to shine a spotlight on these unseen allies – the beneficial insects that inhabit our gardens.
If you’re an avian aficionado or just a lover of all things nature, attracting birds to your garden can be a rewarding and enchanting endeavor. The melodious chirping, the flutter of wings, and the vibrant splash of color can infuse life and energy into your green oasis. But how do you make your garden a go-to spot for these delightful feathered creatures? Let’s dive in!
When we first started flower gardening, we had no concept of beneficial insects, and the role they can play in the constant battle against bad actors in your garden. We quickly learned that we could encourage the homesteading of lady bugs, praying mantis, bees, spiders, dragon flies and others.
ben·e·fi·cials | \ ˌbe-nə-ˈfi-shəlz \
: organisms (such as ladybugs, lacewings, and bacteria) that