Where I can buy ladybugs?
I was wondering if you sell or know where I can buy ladybugs? It was recommended to us last year to prevent certain microscopic bugs (that I can’t remember) on some of our bushes.
Sustainable Agriculture Professional/Professional I
We do not sell ladybugs through extension in Maine. However, here are two great resources about ladybugs from extension, Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle and Bulletin 7150, Beneficial Insects and Spiders in your Maine Backyard.
I was able to find an interesting program out of New York State that was developed with 4-H Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and graduate students from Cornell. The project is called the Lost Lady Bug Rescue. Through them you are able to source the 9-spotted ladybug. Here is a link to their website.