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How to Raise Lady Bugs

My journey as guardian to a loveliness of lady beetles started in preparation for a giving a Master Gardener talk on recognizing beneficial insects in the home garden. Five minutes before leaving home, I still needed a live lady beetle or two as little living props. Lady beetles are always hanging around the yarrow (achillea millefolium island pink). In short order I had two different species in a mason jar and as an added bonus collected a clutch of lady […]

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