Beneficial types of garden insects

Written by Joy

Sep 28 2020

Beneficial types of garden insects
Although it is also important to know which garden bugs you should welcome, these beneficial garden insects pollinate our plants and control pests more effectively than you hoped. There are many beneficial types of garden insects, and the five features here are easy to recognize and common in most gardens. If you see them hanging around, you are doing it right!
types of garden insects


If you grow vegetables, you need bees. Crops such as melons, pumpkins and other pumpkins, apples and other tree fruits and many other species are pollinated by bees. There are not enough of these useful insects buzzing around your garden, you must make sure to pollinate manually.
How to attract bees: You can plant a variety of flowering plants throughout the season to maintain continuous flowering and a source of nectar. And then you could leave some soil to attract bees. There is a shallow source of water, such as a saucer or mud puddle for bees. If possible, leaving a dead tree is fine. Mason bees may build their home there.


Lace is a greedy predator. Both adults and larvae feed on aphids, scales, mealybugs and caterpillars.
How to attract lace: If you don't see many laces, you can order lace larvae online or from some nurseries.
In order to attract them (and make them want to stay for a while), you can plant sweet petals, and cosmos throughout the garden.

Ground beetle

Your first reaction to seeing a big black beetle may be to squash it-don't do it! They are good partners in your garden. Because they are nocturnal (digging in mulch and other organic matter during the day), they control night pests very well. 
How to attract ground beetles: Because they build homes (and lay their eggs there) in rotting plant matter, you will want to cover your garden all year long. Perennials provide them with a good place to overwinter, but if your garden does not have perennials (for example in a vegetarian garden), just you should make sure to cover it in winter.


Soldier beetles are quite hired in their dietary preferences; they are equally likely to look for good mistakes because they are wrong mistakes. Even so, the soldier beetle deserves to be welcomed by any garden. They help control pests such as aphids and many types of caterpillars.
How to attract soldier beetles: Soldier beetles attract gold branches and mint.

Lady Beetle

Ladybirds (Ladybugs) are probably the first thing most people think of when they hear the term good insects, and for good reason. Although adults eat a fair share of aphids, mealybugs and mites, their larvae are true heroes. At first glance, the larvae look like bad bugs: black and red, just like small alligators walking through your garden. But they have a greedy appetite and will soon be able to control aphids or mites.
How to attract beetles: carrots, coriander, dill, fennel and yarrow.