Ladybirds and Lacewings
Ladybirds and Lacewings are a welcome sight in the garden, where they happily munch away on greenfly & other tasty pests. Our range of ladybird houses / lacewing chambers are designed to simulate the natural habitat sought by ladybirds lacewings for hibernation helping more of these beneficial insects survive the winter.
The Ladybird House is an attractive, hand-crafted, wooden habitat for ladybirds and other beneficial insects. Supplied with a mounting pole, it is designed to be free-standing. Position next to aphid infected plants, in a sheltered, warm spot away from prevailing winds in flower beds, rose or shrub borders or even in a planter on a terrace. Dimensions 30cm high x 15cm x 15cm.
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This NEW Live Ladybird Lodge features a hinged lid, that allows easy access to the central chamber, which means it is ideal for releasing our live ladybirds into i.e. tip ladybirds in when the are available. It then has multiple places where the ladybirds can emerge from including holes in the front decorated with a ladybird motif. The Ladybird Lodge is a colourful addition to thegarden and will provide a safe haven for ladybirds to feed, breed and over-winter in - it also has drilled holes for Solitary Bees to nest in. It may alos be used by lacewings and butterflies. It is designed to be wall-mounted, so position on a wall, tree or fence amongst climbing plants, which are affected by aphids. Height 20cm x Width 12cm x Depth 12cm.
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This Ladybird Barn is a ladybird house featuring a hinged lid, that allows easy access to the central chamber, which means it is ideal for releasing our live ladybirds into i.e. tip ladybirds in when the are available. The Ladybird Barn will provide a safe haven for ladybirds to feed, breed and over-winter in. It is designed to be wall-mounted, so position on a wall, tree or fence amongst climbing plants, which are affected by aphids. Height 23cm x Width 14cm x Depth 12cm. SOLD OUTLearn More
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These Beneficial Insect Houses feature different nesting areas suitable for a range of beneficial insect such as ladybirds, lacewings and solitary bees. Shaped as an apple or pear, these wall mountable houses not only look great, but also offer safe and appealing nesting / over-wintering sites for beneficial insects. Helping these insects to breed, feed and over-winter in your garden will help boost their numbers leading to better plant pollination and natural pest control. Divided into different sections, it features cut canes, drilled wood, holes and lots of places for insects to explore / hide / nest. Shaped as apples or pears, they are colourful and the apple measures 25.5cm across (at the widest point) and 25cm high and 8cm deep while the pear measures 22cm across (at the widest point) and 25cm high and 8cm deep. Special Offer - Buy BOTH for £35.00 saving £4.98.Learn More
Use these bamboo Ladybird Feeders and Food to attract and keep ladybirds in your garden. Supplied as a pack of 2 with a sachet of food, simply mix the powdered food with a drop of water to form a paste and smear on the inside of the feeders. Suspend each feeder approx 1m above the ground in areas where ladybird hibernate. Perfect for offering food to hungry ladybirds emerging from hibernation or for offering food later in the year when food is becoming scarce. Add more food as needed or it is a good idea to clean the feeders out and add fresh food every 3-4 weeks. These Ladybird Feeders are supplied in a TWIN PACK with a sachet of food. N.B. Extra Ladybird Food is available all year round.
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Use this natural Ladybird Food and Attractant to attract and keep ladybirds in your garden. Mix the powder with a drop of water to form a paste and smear on surfaces in the garden / or on one of our ladybird houses. Use in the autumn, spring and winter when food is scarce. Supplied in 5g Sachets.Learn More
This attractive, laminated, double-sided Ladybird Field Guide has pictures and descriptions of the 26 native ladybird species to help you identify the ones in your garden. It contains details of the ladybirds life-cycle, how to identify them, their behaviour PLUS details of the Harlequin Ladybird. SOLD OUTLearn More
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This Butterfly, Bee and Bug Wilflower Seed Mixture contain seeds from UK native wild flowers that have been specially chosen as they have been shown to attract butterflies, bees and bugs. This seed mix also contains a soil conditioner and mycorrhizal fungi designed to maximise the chances of good germination and strong early growth. Butterfly, Bee and Bug Wilflower Seed Mixture are supplied ready to sow in 3m2 or 10m2 pouches. 10m IS OUT OF STOCK.Learn More
Position a Lacewing Chamber in your garden to make sure more Lacewings survive the winter. Lacewing larvae are important in the garden, because their larvae eat greenfly and blackfly plus other insect pests. The Lacewing Chamber comes ready to use and consists of a sturdy wooden box, which will last for years and a straw insert. The straw is treated with a strong pheromone attractant to entice the lacewings into their new home for the winter, where they will be safe from the worst of the winter weather. The chamber can then be stored in a frost-free place for the winter and then re-positioned in the spring. Measures 23cm high x 14.5 cm wide x 18cm deep.Learn More
Lacewing Chambers come with a straw insert, which is treated with a strong pheromone attractant to entice the lacewings into their new home for the winter - this pheremone laced straw insert should be replaced each year i.e. in Sept/October to keep attracting lacewings. This Lacewing Chamber Refill contains new straw and a sachet of pheremone.Learn More