Asian Ladybug Trap

A couple warmer sunny days and the asian ladybug beetles have landed. Somewhere I saw I recipe to put in a gallon plastic jug to attract them, like a trap. Any ideas?

Diane from Mid Missouri

March 12, 20070 found this helpful
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I heard it was 1/2 c. water, 1 tablespoon vinegar, 1 squirt of dish soap, and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Good luck.

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October 17, 20160 found this helpful

i think that is the recipe to rid your home of fruit flies

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October 12, 20080 found this helpful
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An easy and less energy expensive way to get the ladybugs off the ceilings and floor in your house is to buy a big mouth 1 liter pepsi or mountain dew. After drinking fill the bottom with a little water. Since the ladybugs fall like a rock when you touch them you can just put the bottle head up and tap them into the bottle.

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April 7, 20070 found this helpful

Do you put this outside or inside?

We recently moved to TN, and I have never in my life seen anything like the lady beetle investation we had this fall and winter! I was vacuming them from walls, ceilings, windows and floors several times a day.

I'll try anything to get rid of them, so please keep the suggestions coming, folks.

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April 8, 20070 found this helpful

Do you put that in an open top jug or a gallon milk jug? I am also vacuuming them from ceiling, walls, windows. I have thousand of them in my dining room. I can also treat the outside of my house does any one have any tried and true products they have used for that?? Please help I am being invaded. They even get in my coffee pot. Desparate in IOWA.

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April 14, 20070 found this helpful

They are awful! I found something called "Bugmax 365" at a farm/home supply store. It WORKS! You just spray it around, and the little devils disappear for a full year!

There's no odor, you can spray it directly on fabric, etc. I don't know what I'd do without it, because we are under siege! Bugmax 365 is in a red spray bottle, but once word gets out, it's hard to find, so grab it if you see it!

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January 11, 20090 found this helpful

What is the most effective trap that you can make from around the house?

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