Bugs can be creepy, crawly and extremely beneficial in a lot of ways that a lot of us never consider. It may be surprising but it’s true! Not all bugs are bad. At Progressive Pest Control, we have a list of beneficial bugs that you might want to think twice about smooshing.
Bugs with Benefits
The ladybug is cute and is often portrayed as a non-pest species. This is for good reason. Ladybugs are a natural pest control and can keep your Atlanta garden free from harmful pest species that can kill your veggies and flowers. A handful of ladybugs in your garden can make or break a successful growing season. Just keep them outside and they will never be an issue!
Spiders are another beneficial bug that you might want to consider sparing. Of course, some spiders can be dangerous, so it’s important to be able to recognize the good from the bad. But the vast majority of spiders are harmless to humans and will keep the mosquitos, flies and other buzzing pests out of your house and yard. Spiders catch and eat just about every type of pest insect you can imagine so it might be good to keep a few around.
Praying Mantises are another really cool bug with some big bonuses for your yard. They eat a ton of other bugs! So many, in fact, that people will go as far as to purposefully populate their yard with mantises to keep pest species at bay.
A Natural Pest Solution
As you can see from the bugs listed above, not all bugs are bad. In fact, the natural ecosystem has a lot of ways to keep pests away. But of course, you can also call in the other pros to help finish the job. At Progressive Pest Control, we’ll work with the natural pest-fighting bugs to make sure your Atlanta home stays free from pest species all year round.