>I have Ladybugs ... Should I just catch them and ferry them outside, and >hope they find a better way to survive? I had that happen each year in a house on Anderson Island WA. One of my sons and I made it an autumn ritual to brush all the ladybugs out of the casement windows before closing them tight. We used a small brush or a chicken wing feather and brushed the ladybugs into a plastic container. As soon as they start to warm up they start moving - FAST! I put them in a box in our unheated garage, covered them with leaves from the yard and they stayed in there all winter. In spring I either checked them to see how they were doing or I would open the garage one day and find them all crawling around, waiting for me to let them out. I am not sure if this is the best thing to do with them, but most of them seemed to survive the winter. Arlene M. Arlene Mikelsons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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