Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack

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Exclusive | Protect Your Garden with an Army of "Good Bugs"

Why fight pests one outbreak at a time, when you can control 250 pests naturally, all season long? This Beneficials Garden Pack includes three species of efficient pest-eaters that (unlike chemical controls) won't harm plants, earthworms, or humans. And you don't have to reapply again all season! Includes ladybugs, lacewings and beneficial nematodes.

  • Pack includes 1,000 ladybugs (Hippodamia convergens), 1,000 lacewing eggs (Chrysoperla carnea), and 1,000,000 beneficial nematodes (Steinernema carpocapsae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora)
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Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack
 
3.4

(based on 36 reviews)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Safe (27)
  • Organic (25)
  • Eco-friendly (24)
  • Easy to apply (15)
  • Effective (12)

Cons

  • Inefficient (5)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Bugs & insects (23)
  • Garden (16)
  • Outdoors (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (20), Getting started (5), Novice (4), Do-it-yourself (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Ladybugs arrived alive and kicking

By SD Gardener

from Black Hills, South Dakota

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Reduces Number Of Pests
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

      The package arrived as scheduled with all ladybugs alive. Put into greenhouse in evening after watering plants and they just made themselves at home.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Lacewings?

      By Rob

      from Murrysville, PA

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Portable
      • Safe

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • Yard

      Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

      The Ladybugs and Nematodes came with instructions and were exactly what I expected. The Lacewings had no instructions whatsoever and were nothing more than a very small bag of misc debris. When I called, I was told to put them out in a bowl in a dry place and wait for them to hatch. I did this, but after many weeks, nothing happened.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      sent too early

      By Mrs. Jones

      from Hillsborough, NJ

      About Me Do-It-Yourself

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

          Product was sent too early for my zone and insects died.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Ladybugs eat lacewings

          By achavez

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Do-It-Yourself

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Safe

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

          • Yard

          Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

          I had a terrible spidermite problem last summer and was desperately trying any natural killer I could. The lacewings arrived starting to hatch, and the ladybugs were voracious. I put out most of the lacewings right away and you could see them eating the spidermites! I was so pleased. I put the ladybugs out later, at night, and was watching them crawl all over the plants with my flashlight. But much to my dismay, I noticed they were going straight for the lacewing larvae and were not at all interested in eating the spidermites. The next day, all the lacewings had been eaten and I still had a spidermite problem. I had to go elsewhere to just buy lacewing larvae and some other more specific spidermite killing bugs. If you have a big garden with differing pest issues in different sections and can separate the lacewings and the ladybugs, you may be ok. But if you cannot, you may be better buying the bugs separately so the ladybugs don't eat all your lacewings and ignore the real pests. (FYI I would not recommend ladybugs for spidermites, but they're great for aphids!)

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good way to avoid pesticides

          By LV John

          from Las Vegas, NV

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Large Coverage Area
          • Reduces Number Of Pests
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

              Hard to track the effectiveness, as the beneficial insects are small, blend in, and can easily migrate out of the area. They do seem to have helped control some of the harmful insect pests in our gardens.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              They didn't stay around

              By Bloois

              from Union Bridge, MD

              About Me Do-It-Yourself

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Can't Evaluate

              Cons

              • Didn't stay around

              Best Uses

              • Can't say

              Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

              Would not recommend.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              bugs

              By sharptalk

              from Scottsdale, AZ

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Large Coverage Area
              • Safe

              Cons

              • Arrived hot
              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • Yard

              Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

              Wish a pheramone pack had been included for the ladybugs.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Want to throw money away?!

              By Greenhouse Geek

              from Barre, VT

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • DEAD
                • Messy Cleanup

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

                  The three components (ladybugs, lacewing eggs, & nematodes) arrived together. I was hoping to used the ladybugs and lacewings in my solarium. I ended up being double charged the supposed total (which differed on the two invoices I was given). The charges for one shipment were placed by Gardener Supply on 3 separate credit card statements. (What's up with that?!) The ladybugs arrived about 70% dead with the remainding 30% dying off completely within the next two days. The lacewings never hatched, but perhaps there's a delay and a miracle will happen. I somehow doubt it.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

                  By suezq223

                  from philly suburbs, PA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Eco-Friendly
                  • Effective
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Organic
                  • Safe

                  Cons

                  • Not all needed

                  Best Uses

                  • Bugs & Insects
                  • Gardens

                  Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

                  I love this! We had a pretty bad Colorado Potato Beetle infestation. I did have to use some organic pesticide about two weeks before the beneficial bugs arrived. It was pretty easy to follow the directions for releasing the bugs. I haven't had any problems since and every now and then run into a lady bug while picking produce from the garden.
                  The only con I want to mention is that the bugs aren't available sepeartley. You're stuck buying the whole package and it is a little on the expensive side, imo.

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  i would not buy this

                  By becky

                  from katy, texas

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Organic

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Bugs & Insects

                    Comments about Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack:

                    i only benefit from the ladybugs for a few days. the lacewings arrived hatched or i just got dryed up shells. i spread the nenatodes per the instructions......i would not purchase this combo pack

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