pckjwmth250pxFun Fact Friday – Pests that Destroy other Pests

  • Ladybugs are attracted to pollen.
  • A single ladybug can eat up to 50 aphids a day.
  • Fire Ant colonies can grow 18 to 24 inches in height.
  • Spiders are the best garden predators to have around.
  • Stink bugs emit a deterring odor whenever they feel threatened or injured.
  • Researchers believe that primitive grasshoppers existed even before dinosaurs.
  • Praying mantises eat flies, crickets, moths, caterpillars, locusts and some other insects.
  • Dragonflies control the insect population by preying on midges, gnats, and mosquitoes.