<x-charset Windows-1252>If the point is to harvest ladybugs and use them for pest control next spring, I have been told that they are programmed to fly away home when they get out of their hibernating clusters. In other words, they will disperse far beyond your garden before they settle down to eat. The net bags usually used to package and ship ladybugs cause them to get their legs stuck and break off. You can see hundreds of loose legs in those bags. I think trafficing in ladybugs is just as heinous as other kinds of flesh trades. Yours, Megan Hughes
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