Beneficial Insects for Your Garden: Bugs to Help Control Pests

Ladybugs aren't the only ones that can help control pests in your garden. Learn more about other beneficial insects, including green lacewings, trichogramma wasps, and ambush bugs (among others), as well as what to plant to attract them.

Green Lacewing
A delicate insect, the green lacewing feeding on pollen or nectar gives no clue as to the voracious appetite of its larvae, which make one of the best garden predators in existence for aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, leafhoppers, thrips, or even corn earworm and other caterpillar eggs.