Aphids are always an issue in the spring around here. So my human decided to get some ladybugs to release in the garden. Of course, I helped.
They are supposed to be released in the evening. And while it still looks light out, technically it is evening here, since it is right before my dinnertime. Also, I couldn’t help if my human waited for it to get any darker because I’m not allowed out when predators like coyotes are most active (and maybe the bear).
They had been in the fridge for a couple of hours so they were sluggish at first. But once my human opened up the container, they woke up pretty fast!
They were ready to go out hunting for their next meal!
My human shook some out onto my catnip plants. She saved the rest of them to put on the rose bushes.
I will be honest, after a while I got bored with the ladybugs, even though my human was enjoying them.
They were getting on everything including me.
In case you are wondering if I wanted to eat any of these guys, the answer is no! They are nasty. I gather they taste bad on purpose so they don’t get eaten. Well, it worked here.
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