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Ladybirds are cute from our perspective. But you wouldn't feel the same way if you were an aphid!
As one of our best allies against a variety of small, slow-moving plant pests, ladybirds are most welcome in any garden. Listen as Dr Ian Smith enlightens us about this group of insect (and sometimes fungus) pest-eating garden allies.
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Theme music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5lVBxhSw5k