These little predators will eradicate invasive pests in no time
There are lots of pests who will ruin your harvest, but did you know that there are bugs that can protect your precious plants?
Predatory insects are fast-movers with big appetites.
Fortunately, aphids, mites, thrips, and other destructive pests are relatively slow and make excellent food for predator species.
Many growers looking for organic pest control options turn to beneficial bugs to help clean up greenhouses or grow rooms.
Here are some facts about some of the most popular varieties of beneficial insects.
It is said that a ladybug landing on you is a sign of good luck––the same goes for your garden. Ladybugs are one of the most well-known beneficial bugs and are proven to make your pot plants more cute.
Not only will these little guys clean up your garden, they are also really cool looking.
When you hear the phrase “predatory insect,” who doesn’t imagine a praying mantis? These insects are known for their aggressive nature and large appetite; they will hunt down anything in your garden.
Lurking beneath the surface of your soil, these little hunters will help eliminate the most pesky of pests.
Luke is a Green Rush Daily staff writer that graduated from the University of Oregon, he also obtained his Masters of Arts in English Literature. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon and has over a dozen years of experience cultivating cannabis. When it comes to marijuana Luke may just be your father.