Beneficial Insects: Natural Solutions For Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Beneficial Insects: Natural Solutions For Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Are you looking for natural and effective solutions to kill insects in your garden?  Environmentally conscious gardeners know how chemical pesticides are harmful to the environment and have been associated with health related diseases.  The use of chemical pesticides through the years has also caused the pests to develop intolerance to these chemicals. There are natural solutions to kill insects in your garden that are safe for you and the environment.

Beneficial insects are natures answer to safe, eco-friendly pest control. The encouragement of beneficial insects is an effective strategy to control insect infestations in your organic garden. Controlling pest insects by using their natural enemies against them is a very successful method of pest control. The use of beneficial insects in your organic garden is considered very eco-friendly gardening. There are many types of beneficial insects that can be introduced into your organic garden.  These beneficial insects are the natural enemies of specific pest species.

Beneficial Insects and Their Natural Enemies

Lady Bugs

  • Thripes, Leafhoppers, Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Leaf Worms, Fruit Worm, Whitefly

Nematodes

  • Fleas, Beetles, Cutworms, Gnats,  Grubs, Ants, Root Weevil

Praying Mantis

  • Mosquitoes, Aphids, Scale Insects, General Predator

Trichogramma

  • Moths, Fruit Flys, Borers, Webworm

Green Lacewing

  • Mites, Whitefly, Aphids, Leafminer

If you are looking for a natural and effective alternative to chemical pesticides to use in your organic garden, beneficial insects is a good choice. Beneficial insects cause no harm to you, your plants or pets and they are safe for the environment. Organic gardeners can depend on this safe alternative and be proud that they are doing their part to save the environment.