There are many adversaries out, strategically positioning their minions. When they strike, they can wreck havoc on your garden. To do battle in this battlefield, you will need to build up your artillery.
One such piece of equipment needed in your arsenal, which can turn the tide on this battlefield is the one and only Lady Bug. You are going to want a lot of these and luckily, they won't take up a whole lot of your garden/military budget.
Becky Post and her daughter, Katie Fransen purchased 3000 Lady Bugs online, for an investment of only 4.00. Order Them Here. At that price, they definitely fit into your military budget. The Lady Bugs where shipped in a box and arrived right in the mail. When Katie opened the box, there where 3000 very active adult lady bugs moving around.
Becky and Katie had researched these little bugs, and learned that they are beneficial in the larva stage, as well as in the adult stage. They are very aggressive and will eat aphids, mealybugs, spider mites and many other insects. The life cycle of a lady bug is 1 year.