Spring has arrived in most areas of the country, with trees putting out leaves and flowers in full bloom. Along with the new greenery, however, comes the bane of many people’s existence: bugs. They can be a nuisance at best, and a terror at worst. But despite the urge you may have to kill every bug you see, there are actually a number of bugs that can be very beneficial to your garden.
If you’ve ever had plants succumb to aphids, slugs, spider mites, or other pests, you’ll know how irritating bugs can be to gardeners. But remedies to combat those pests don’t always come in the form of pesticides, insecticidal soap, neem oil, or physical removal. Sometimes you can let mother nature work her magic and allow natural predators to take care of your insect pest problem. Head on over to the Homestead Survival Site to learn more about seven bugs that can benefit your garden.