Gardening With Gutner: Good Bugs Vs. Bad Bugs

June 12, 2012 12:00 AM
Gardening With Gutner: Good Bugs Vs. Bad Bugs

" BOSTON (CBS) – It’s June and that means it’s time to make sure our gardens are protected from the many bad insects that are eating their way through our plants, leaving them unattractive and often struggling for survival.

There are several ways to protect our plants from being eaten; systemic chemicals, horticultural oil and insecticidal soap sprays, homemade remedies and my favorite, beneficial insects.

My personal favorite are ladybugs.

If you see these little guys in your garden that usually means there are bad bugs around so welcome them in and let them help you control the bugs that are eating their way through your plants "

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