How to Farm Ladybugs

Farming is a very essential part of man’s life because it is a process which produces food for the world.

In order for you to succeed in this kind of endeavour, you also need to farm a very helpful insect such as a ladybug which is considered a kind of an eco green bug. This article will show you ways on how to farm them successfully.

One of the most friendly bugs today which pave the way for a larger quantity of crop production is no other than the ladybug. Aside from using chemicals and fertilizers which damage the soil, the plant and the health of human beings, a ladybug is one of the best alternatives. In order for you to succeed in farming ladybugs, you need to check out the tricks on how to keep them happy in joining your plight.

According to experts, the best kind of ladybug that must be used in your farm is the hippodamia convergens. This can be recognized through the white dashes which are on its back. Since aphids are some of the most exasperating pests that damages your crops, you don’t have to worry about them anymore the hippodamia convergens can eat tons of them thus, paving the way for your farm to be protected for a long period of time. In fact, there are up to 300 ladybug species in the North America region which keep their crops well protected.

Methods in Ladybug Farming

In order for you to successfully farm these ladybugs, you need to have your ladybug farm kit. There are several ways on how you will be able to get a ladybug far, kit and one of these is obtaining them online.

Upon receiving the ladybugs kit at your home, you need to keep them cool so you have to put them in the ref until you are ready to free them in your farm to do their task. For the results to be absolutely amazing, this must be arranged in early springtime.

The most challenging part of farming them is getting them stay on a fixed place where you desire them to be. But the worse of this is that not all of them will stay because some will fly away no matter what you do. The old rhyme "ladybug ladybug fly away home" is indeed telling the truth. It is at night time when they are very ideal to let go. Since this is the time when they do not like to fly, you can successfully keep them around. Another thing to bear in mind is making sure that the soil is damp before letting them go and scattering them over the yard.

In order for you to ascertain that the ladybugs will always be happy to dwell in your place, you need to have flowering plants since they love pollen and nectar.


  • Craig said on April 30, 2012
    I live in the Bahamas and I would like to farm ladybugs as beneficial insects for my garden
  • Ovi said on November 18, 2015
    I am interested in farming and I would like to know more about Ladybugs farming. I am from Portland Oregon 97229
  • Eamon said on June 9, 2016
    Interested in ladybug farming from dublin ireland. Any info would be great. Go on ya good thing.


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