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Yellow ladybirds, brown ladybirds

In the UK, when we think of ladybirds we probably mostly think of the shiny red little creatures with black spots. These are the most common, but there are actually more than 40 UK ladybird species and they come in all kinds of colour combinations! 121 more words

Gardening

Sophie Cussen reblogged this on The Forget-me-Not Cultivation Blog and commented:

I'm re-blogging this post because it's so useful to know there are many different colored ladybirds residing in our gardens. Many thanks to Hortographical for letting me share her post.

Yellow ladybirds, brown ladybirds

In the UK, when we think of ladybirds we probably mostly think of the shiny red little creatures with black spots. These are the most common, but there are actually more than 40 UK ladybird species and they come in all kinds of colour combinations! 121 more words

Gardening

DAY 26: Ladybird Hat

The days are starting to feel cold now so beanies are being dragged out. My son has to wear a beanie outside at his daycare, which he hates, so I often have to quickly whip up a hat that meets his standards. 112 more words

Crochet

14-spotted Ladybird (Propylea quatuordecimpunctata)

Propylea quatuordecimpunctata, the 14-spotted ladybird (DE: Vierzehnpunkt-Marienkäfer), is a small, Old World ladybird. According to Wikipedia, the colour and pattern can vary, but they are never red (background colour varies from cream to light orange), and 14 black, almost rectangular spots are typical for the species.

Beetles

Ladybugs Everywhere

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Ladybirds are generally considered useful insects and one of the greatest allies of the farmer and the gardener as many species feed on aphids or scale insects, which are pests in gardens, agricultural fields, orchards, and similar places. 440 more words

Needlefelt