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ladybugs

Posted by loveofmylife680 z7 al (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 25, 08 at 11:51

Does anyone know where you can get ladybugs around the B'ham area. I was going to order them but shipping is $35.00 min. I have aphids on my daylilies already and spraying with water is not doing the trick plus I know my little girl would love to release the ladybugs.
Jill B.


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RE: ladybugs

I ordered some a few years ago (for the heck of it) from http://www.growquest.com/ladybugs.htm and I checked right now they are only $6.99 for 1500. That's about what I paid. They arrived healthy and hungry!

We also live in Bham, and were out in the country on Good Friday and captured a TON of them and brought home to my garden, which you can see on my blog, www.mylittleplot.wordpress.com
They are laying lots of eggs already!


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RE: ladybugs

Kate , I broke down and bought some from a place out west. I got them today and the paper said to water the plants then just release a few every day. Have to keep them in the frig. when I need some I just carry the bag outside with a sponn and release them. My little girl just loves this task. They will keep in the frig up to 2 weeks. LOL got to hide them when my mother in law comes over she would freak out.
Jill


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RE: ladybugs

BEFORE CONSIDERING GROWQUEST: read other forums about them. The owner has stolen thousands from people.


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RE: ladybugs

Check Myer's in Pelham. They have carried them in the past.


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