Learn all about ladybirds and the benefits of having them in your garden.


What are ladybirds?

There are over 100 species of ladybird in Australia, and most are beneficial. There are four common garden species, the most common spotted ladybird is bright orange with black dots on its back. Both adults and their larvae are voracious predators of aphids, scale insects and mites. Adults will eat 2,500 aphids during their lifetime. Smaller outbreaks of powdery ...

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