Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Weight Watchers Turkey, Bean and Vegetable Chili
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:30 pm

» Appetizer Recipes by SQWIB
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:19 pm

» Meat Lover's Recipes by SQWIB
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:18 pm

» Too Many Red Wiggler Worms in Raised Beds??
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:13 pm

» Newspapers vs Weed Cloth
by yolos Yesterday at 10:03 pm

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 9:45 pm

» What is this? Plant identification?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:08 pm

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB Yesterday at 4:55 pm

» My first Attempt
by 21Actual Yesterday at 4:25 pm

» Biochar?
by SQWIB Yesterday at 3:24 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:19 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:37 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in January 2018
by Kelejan Yesterday at 2:36 pm

» 2018 - First Annual Seed Exchange Week - January 20-28 (Edited)
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:23 pm

» Is there ever enough compost?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 1:15 pm

» Areogardening
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:38 am

» January 2018 Avatar: Surprise Us
by sanderson 1/21/2018, 4:51 pm

» My Shreveport Garden 2018
by sanderson 1/21/2018, 4:47 pm

» Are vegetables hurt by too much light?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/20/2018, 8:38 am

» Seed Starting!!
by brianj555 1/19/2018, 9:14 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson 1/19/2018, 2:56 pm

» Sow True Seeds
by AtlantaMarie 1/19/2018, 8:00 am

» Colored Mulch
by No_Such_Reality 1/18/2018, 7:12 pm

» Taking on 4 Season Gardening
by Roseinarosecity 1/18/2018, 5:19 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2018, 3:53 pm

» Butternut squash, turkey Italian sausage, cannelini bean soup
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:25 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:12 pm

» N&C Midwest—January 2018!!!
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2018, 7:08 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 1/16/2018, 9:10 pm

» Gophers
by countrynaturals 1/16/2018, 12:32 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Ladybug, ladybug

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Ladybug, ladybug

Post  TexasTracy on 4/7/2012, 12:13 pm

I'm so excited! Was at the feed store today to get some Neem for what appear to be spider mites around my green beans when I thought to ask if they carried ladybugs and sure enough, they did. So tonight I will put them out and give them a chance to work their magic. Maybe I won't need to use the Neem afterall.

Apparently my brain IS retaining the information that I have been getting from this forum Very Happy. Thanks so much to all of you!

avatar
TexasTracy

Female Posts : 88
Join date : 2012-03-14
Age : 56
Location : Grand Prairie, TX Zone 8a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Ladybug, ladybug

Post  camprn on 4/7/2012, 12:15 pm


____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Ladybug, ladybug

Post  jjlonsdale on 4/9/2013, 1:05 pm

Tracy, what feed store? I'm trying to find a place to buy ladybugs, but I'm in North Dallas.
avatar
jjlonsdale

Posts : 49
Join date : 2013-04-04
Location : Dallas, TX

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Ladybugs in North Dallas

Post  iiiigardener on 4/9/2013, 1:51 pm

Calloway's carries ladybugs - check to be sure they are in stock before you drive over. There is one in Plano and one in McKinney.
avatar
iiiigardener

Female Posts : 80
Join date : 2013-03-15
Location : McKinney, TX

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Ladybug, ladybug

Post  jjlonsdale on 4/9/2013, 2:50 pm

Nice! Thanks!
avatar
jjlonsdale

Posts : 49
Join date : 2013-04-04
Location : Dallas, TX

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Ladybug, ladybug

Post  quiltbea on 4/9/2013, 3:09 pm

If you don't want them all to fly away, you should keep them contained over a plant or two covered with netting or light-weight row cover for about 3 days so they know its their neighborhood.
I got some once and within a couple hours they had all flown away.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4700
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Nice Tip!

Post  Windmere on 4/9/2013, 5:18 pm

@quiltbea wrote:If you don't want them all to fly away, you should keep them contained over a plant or two covered with netting or light-weight row cover for about 3 days so they know its their neighborhood.
I got some once and within a couple hours they had all flown away.

Hey there QB,

I love your tip about how to teach lady bugs where their new neighborhood is. I always thought buying lady bugs would be a waste if they most likely would all fly away. Your method makes sense. I plan on using it!!

thanks
avatar
Windmere

Male Posts : 1425
Join date : 2013-02-26
Age : 49
Location : Fayetteville, GA - Zone 7B - 8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Ladybug, ladybug

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum