LADYBUG FEEDERS Natural bamboo feeding stations baited with a raisin or two will welcome ladybugs into your garden & provide food when aphids are scarce. One ladybug can eat dozens of aphids a day & also prey on mealybugs, scale, leaf hoppers and mites.
Insect hotel - Sustainable ideas including an explanation of the materials used, which insects they provide a habitat for and why you want that insect. This would be perfect to have as a project to build with a youth program
Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about