Beneficial Insects

OPB | Jan. 18, 2007 12:30 p.m.

A fascinating look at how insects like the lady bug and the praying mantis are excellent alternatives to using harmful chemicals in the control of pests. Beneficial insects are becoming increasingly popular in modern garden maintenance. Places like farmers markets have begun growing and selling these “good bugs”, and more and more people are buying!

First Broadcast: 2007

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  • Dorothy D. Gage and Dan Stanton

Additional Support Provided By:

  • Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
  • Christine and David Vernier
  • Coit Family Foundation
  • Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy
  • Lois E. Jones
  • Bonnie and Peter Reagan