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To: Daffynition

I was out mushrooming in the woods one warm spring day when I came upon mounded heaps of of ladybugs, so I scooped them up into a 5 gallon bucket (and it was full) and took them home and sprinkled them over my roses, yard and garden.

It was 3 years before I saw aphids on the roses again. Those ladybugs really did a number on the local population of aphids.


13 posted on 04/25/2013 7:45:37 PM PDT by Valpal1
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To: Valpal1

My grandmother used to buy them to keep aphids out of her roses and raspberries.


17 posted on 04/25/2013 7:48:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Valpal1
I bought ladybugs for my garden one year and they never left, year after year.
That was a great investment.
50 posted on 04/25/2013 11:12:35 PM PDT by MaxMax
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