Tag: lady bugs

Pests in the Living Room

The living room can play host to a number of different activities and, as a result, can also play host to a number of different bugs. A popular family gathering spot, there are ample opportunities for pests to gain entry and a number of reasons for them to stay once they get situated in the... more
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Back Yard Bug Snacks

Here are a few back yard bug snacks that have a little something for every bug lover. Your kids will enjoy creating these easy edible butterflies, caterpillars and ladybugs. Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: For Butterflies celery stalks peanut butter mini pretzels ... more
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Insect Superstitions

There are plenty of strange superstitions about insects all over the world, and here are a few of the strangest. Did you know it’s a tradition in Central Europe that a bride has to walk past a beehive while going down the aisle, and if the bee stings her, it means her husband won’t be faithful.... more
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Ladybug Invasion

Most complaints of ladybug infestations are caused by the Asian lady beetle, which was introduced into many regions of the U.S. as a natural control for soft-bodied, crop-destroying insects. These beetles would normally hibernate for the winter inside of caves and rocky crevices. However, in... more
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Lady Bug Jars

Send the kids out looking for Ladybugs!  Have them make these cute ladybug jars and send them out hunting. Supplies: Clear plastic container Paint & brushes Eyes Black marker Have the kids paint the lid to their container what ever color they want, and then make black ladybug dots on... more
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How Many Lady Bugs Do You See?

Did you know there are more than 5,000 types of Lady Bugs?  This shows very few of the different looks Lady Bugs... more
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Making A Big Stink

This problem really stinks! Literally. Of course, we’re talking about stink bugs who get their name because they smell really bad when they are crushed. Stink bugs are becoming an increasing problem, especially on the East Coast with the exotic brown marmorated stink bug, which was brought in... more
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