The population of spiders was strongly affected by trash burning followed by sow bugs
, ants and lady bird beetles.
Since amphipods, springtails, and sow bugs
all require moisture, the best way to prevent an infestation is to eliminate unnecessarily damp areas.
and pill bugs eat little hollows in the sides of the fruit.
Beetle species number over a hundred different kinds, nematodes, fungi, bacteria (over 4 billion inhabit a spoonful of soil), sow bugs
, millipedes, centipedes, earwigs and more kinds of true bugs than you care to imagine populate your yard.
I started to introduce earwigs, sow bugs
, and chickweed into their diet.
There's a walking-stick clown, a praying-mantis magician, a male ladybug trying to get in touch with his feminine side, a couple of Hungarian sow bugs
and a roly-poly German caterpillar.
The worst that can be said of some mulches--especially coarse-textured ones--is that they also encourage sow bugs
and snails that like to hide in them.
Tenders are invited for provide once per month exterior perimeter spraying for control of ants, roaches, spiders, silverfish, sow bugs
, earwigs, crickets, flies, gnats, billbugs and springtails.