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The body of a ladybird is round, often spotted and it is 1. 5 to 9 mm long. Most are shiny red, orange or yellow with black markings. When it is larvae, it has spindle-shaped body covered with spines, bright spots and bands. Both larvae and adults feed on aphids, scales, mealybugs and small insects.



Companion Plants

Landscape with plants rich in pollen and nectar-producing flowers. Plant carrots, yarrow or another composite flower in the garden and allow to bloom.

Did you know?

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that grapes were grown to make wine about 8,000 years ago in Mesopotamia (today's Iraq), although the ancient Egyptians were the first to record the process of making wine about 5,000 years ago.