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Orcon Beneficial Nematodes Mail-Back

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These microscopic organisms destroy pests that live underground. They will seek out and destroy more than 230 different kinds of soil dwelling and wood boring insects, including Japanese beetles, cut worms, wire worms, weevils, white grubs, fungus gnat larvae, flea larvae, subterranean termites and many more.



USD $34.99
 

Orcon Earthworms Mail-Back

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Earthworms (Red Wrigglers/Eisenia fetida) help keep the soil loose - they're Mother Nature's very own spade! These little guys eat and burrow 24 hours a day. All of this tunneling aerates the soil (getting oxygen to the roots), allows for easier root growth and improves water retention. And they speed up the decomposition process in cold composting.



USD $19.99
 

Orcon Green Lacewings (Chrysopa perla) larvae Mail-Back

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The natural enemy of many species of pests, insects and mites, the Green Lacewings are shipped as eggs that will soon hatch into larvae. The tiny larvae are known as "Aphid Lions" because of their voracious appetites (devouring as many as 1,000 aphids per day!).



USD $19.99
 

Orcon Ladybird Beetle (Delphastus pusillus) Mail-Back

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Delphastus is a small, shiny, black beetle, about one quarter the size of a ladybug, which feeds on several species of whitefly including greenhouse, sweet potato (silverleaf) and avocado whitefly. If whitefly are not present they will also feed on spider mites. 



USD $32.99
 

Orcon Live Ladybugs, 1,500 count Mail-Back

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Ladybugs are the gardener's favorite friend. While they look friendly, each one can devour up to 50 aphids, mites, or other soft-bodied pests per day. Orcon's ladybugs only eat insects and do not harm vegetation in any way. As they eat they will lays eggs which will hatch into ladybug larvae. These larvae will also eat insects for about a week and then make a cocoon and finally emerge as more adults.



USD $14.99
 

Orcon Mealybugs (Cryptolaemus) Mail-Back

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Cryptolaemus are often called "Mealybug Destroyers" because of their voracious appetite for Mealybugs! They look like small ladybugs with an orange head and tail and a black body. Their first choice is Mealybugs, but they also eat aphids, immature scale and immature whitefly.



USD $34.99
 

Predatory Mites Mail-Back

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Predatory mites are adult mites that seek out and kill pest mites, particularly the common spider mite. They are shipped live, ready to seek and destroy pest populations. 



USD $44.99
 

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