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Love for Ladybugs

If you've been gardening long, you appreciate ladybugs like me.  Beyond the fact they are cute and cheery, they actually serve an invaluable role in protecting our plants.   In late February the ladybugs (also known as lady beetles, Coccinellidae) came to my rescue in the greenhouse.  My young seedlings were just coming on and the tropical hibiscus that overwinter in the greenhouse had plenty of new flower buds, so the greenhouse was like an all-you-can-eat buffet for the ...