How To Use Beneficial Insects In The Garden

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Who wouldn’t like to have some extra help in dealing with garden pests. Having a patrol squad out cleaning up little outbreaks of aphids, thrips and mealybugs. One way you can get some help naturally is with – Beneficial Insects.

In this excellent video by Patricia Boudier of GrowOrganic.com, Patricia talks about what would be called the “general predators” – praying mantis, lady bugs and green lacewings. She shares:

It’s important to remember that when you are using beneficial insects you must be aware that any sprays you use to control pest may harm the beneficials as well, as Patricia says – “Grow Organic.”

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