GARDEN KNOW HOW

Welcoming Ladybugs

Ladybug pest control with Sensible Gardening. How to attract and keep ladybugs in your garden.

It’s hard not to smile when you think about ladybugs. While other members of the beetle family are not so popular, ladybugs have found a place in many a gardener’s heart. I’m always amazed at how many ladybugs I find inside my house from fall through to spring. Walking here and there but really not going any where. They always…

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A Few Good Bugs

Beneficial insects at Sensible Gardening and Living

What are beneficial insects? You will always find several kinds of bugs in the garden and not all are bad bugs. In fact, some are beneficial bugs worth encouraging. A beneficial insect helps to keep check of the bad insects, meaning less intervention by the gardener. Dragonflies are beautiful creatures and fascinating to watch. Usually found skimming over the water…

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