It's Valentine's Day and time to show some love for those
special people in our lives. This year, we think you should save
some of that love for these top five most loveable bugs! Perfectly
harmless and romantic in nature, these pests even provide a few
benefits so let's show them we care.
Ladybugs: If you love gardens, then you should
definitely love ladybugs. They feed on aphids, which are harmful to
plants. Avid gardeners will even purchase ladybugs to add to their
garden as an easy, affordable and sustainable solution to keep
Fireflies: Who doesn't have fond childhood
memories of catching lightning bugs on a warm summer night? These
friendly pests are the ultimate love bug - they use their glow to
attract new mates.
Dragonflies: Enemy number one to mosquitoes is
the dragonfly. We love dragonflies because they feed on summer's
most notorious pest and help control the population!
Crickets: Considered by many to be the most
romantic pest, only the male crickets chirp and they produce an
orchestra of romantic ballads to attract their perfect soul mate.
After a successful mating, they also chirp a song of
Honeybees: Not only do honeybees provide us
with a sweet treat, they are very social pests and pollinate the
beautiful flowers we enjoy on Valentine's Day. Additionally, they
pollinate more than 100 different crops across the United States
including apples, squash, soybeans and nuts.
So we ask you, what's not to love? Happy Valentine's Day!