Critters: How Soldier Bugs Benefit Your Vegetable Garden by Hunting Bad Bugs!

Soldier Bug blog post

Soldier bugs as their name implies are great soldiers in your garden that work to destroy your bad bugs eating your plants! prey on grubs, caterpillars, and other soft-bodied insects such as corn borers, corn earworm, cabbage looper, cabbage worm, and flea beetles.

How to Attract or Encourage:

  • First off, make sure that you do not use any pesticides in your garden! This can harm your beneficials as well as your pests.
  • Soldier bugs can be attracted to your garden by planting marigolds and goldenrods.

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