Ladybug–Fly Away Home!

One of the most important insects to gardeners is the colorful ladybug. Not only does this classy beetle brighten the garden with its familiar red-orange cape dotted with black polka dots, but it can eat its weight in aphids in a single day!

Insects: Going buggy…All business all the time.

Imagine an hourglass filled with the exact number of grains of sand equal to the number of every living organism found on earth—all species: bacteria, protozoa, fungi, plants and animals. Of all the unique life-forms that comprise our planet, insects would fill half the hourglass.