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Products and Pricing:
All prices listed in Canadian dollars and subject to GST and shipping charges



A generalist predator of many soft bodied insects such as thrips and mites but serves best for aphid control.
Each unit will cover 10 medium size shrubs.

Please check with your nearest garden centre for availability or send us an email request.

Unit size: 250 beetles     Cost: $16.50
Unit size: 3,000 beetles  Cost: $60.00

Aphidoletes aphidimyza:

              One of the first predators of aphids found in the Spring, this midge does a whole lot of feeding. 

              The adult midge feeds on flower nectar while the larvae eats the meaty aphids.
              Aphidoletes is shipped as larvae and will cover 10 infested plants.

              Unit size: 250 pupae               Cost: $30.00

              Unit size: 1000 pupae              Cost: $60.00



              MIGHTY MITES (P. persimilis):

Takes control and eliminates the Two- spotted Spidermite covering 50-100 small plants or 500 square feet.
Mighty Mites are great for indoor and outdoor use. A second application is recommended 10 days after the first application. This product stores for 7 days at 8 Celsius. As soon as spidermites appear, call for the Mighty Mites.
Unit size: 1000 mites Cost: $54.00
Unit size: 2000 mites Cost: $76.00

HOT MITES ( A.fallacis):
A broad spectrum mite that will take charge of most pest mites covering 10 shrubs about 6 feet tall or 500 square feet.
This product stores for 7 days at 8 Celsius. As soon as spidermites appear, call for HOT MITES.

Unit size: 1000 mites
Cost: $58.00


HYPE-O (Hypoaspis miles):
A serious soil predator, this small mite will feed upon fungus gnat eggs and larvae, weevil eggs, bulb mites and thrips, covering 200 square feet.
Unit size: 3000 mites
Cost: $17.00


CRYPTS (Cryptolaemus montrouzieri):
A ladybug with a whole different look.  This black bodied, red faced beetle loves the mealybug that attacks your jade plant, cactus and hibiscus.  5  beetles will cover 1 moderately infested plant. "Humid indoor areas ONLY!"
Unit Size:100 beetles Cost: $62.00


Do you want to take care of the pesky whitefly? ENCARSIA are a safe parasitic wasp that will lay their eggs inside the immature whitefly . (pupae)
Unit Size: Strips of 1000
Cost: $22.00


NO-THRIPS (A. Cucumeris)
Attack those little pests with these hardworking predators by feeding on the juvenile thrips.
Unit Size: 10,000 mites
Cost: $22.00


COLDSHOTS (Steinernema kraussei)
Get those root vine weevils early in the year with a minimum soil temperature of 5 Celsius. This pack easily covers 20 shrubs or 130 square feet. Nematodes need to be kept in a refrigerator and used within 4-6 weeks for best effect. Application time is mid March-May. These COLDSHOTS are great for rhodos, hydrangeas and a variety of shrubs that weevils enjoy!
Unit Size: 6 million
Cost: $40.00

WEEVILUTION tm (Steinernema species)
Our most popular nematode to attack the larvae of the root vine weevil. Do you see notched leaves on your favourite rhodos or hydrangea? Apply these feisty nematodes and stop the root vine weevil from taking hold of your garden. This pack easily covers 20 shrubs or 130 square feet. Application time is May- June and late August- October. For best results, WEEVILUTION needs to be refrigerated and use within 4-6 weeks.
Unit Size: 6 million
Cost: $40.00

NEMALAWN tm (Steinernema species)
Are you craving the "perfect lawn" without using pesticides? NEMALAWN tm will combat those pesky craneflies, fleas, sodweb worm and more. Everything but the moles! Application time is May- October with a thorough watering and covers 1000 square feet.
Unit Size: 6 million
Cost: $40.00

ATTACK PACK (Steinernema carpocapsae)
The multi- purpose pack of nematodes, the ATTACK PACK will be suitable for your vegetable and flower gardens. Imagine waking up and finding your freshly sprouted beans NOT cut by the cutworm?! This wide sprectrum nematode will fight against fleas, cranefly, weevils, asparagus beetle, root worms, cutworm and sodweb worm. Application time is April- July and covers 500 square feet.
Unit Size: 6 million
Cost: $40.00


GRUB THUGS (Heterorhabditis bacteriophora)
A Safer Chafer solution for boulevards and lawns. Application time is limited to the LAST TWO WEEKS OF JULY AND THE FIRST WEEK OF AUGUST, so the nematodes can penetrate the chafer larvae and THUG them. This pack will cover a standard size city lot of 750 square feet. Get your neighbours on board as the European Chafer knows no property line! PRE-ORDERS MUST BE COMPLETED BY JUNE 15 of each year.
Unit Size:   50 million Cost: $  80.00
Unit Size: 250 million Cost: $189.00

* Nematodes are safe for people, pets and gardens. Use within the expiry date listed and remember to water in well!


These traps are used commercially to trap the codling moth. Help protect our fruit tree industry and have one in your orchard just prior to blossom time!!
Unit size: One Pheromone trap with lure
Cost: $30.00

RED WIGGLER WORMS (Eisenia foetida)
These efficient processors can take your kitchen waste and turn it into Black Gold in just a few months. They are great for the backyard composter and even the "under the kitchen sink compost box!"
Unit Size: 250 worms (approximately ¼ pound)
Cost: $25.00

A pocket guide to discovering bugs in the garden. Ideal for the backyard gardener, garden centre employees and gifts!
Unit Size: Deck of 24 cards explaining the good bugs and bad bugs
Cost: $12.00

- Plus shipping and handling
- Pricing for distributors available upon request
- All products are available for delivery anywhere in Canada. U.S. deliveries are only available for those who hold import permits.
- we accept VISA and MASTERCARD

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How to Order:

Product can be ordered through email, fax, or phone:

The Bug Lady at WestGrow Biological Solutions Inc.
Box 769
Fort Langley, BC
V1M 2S2

604- 888-5026  (field)
604-888-5046 (fax)

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Shipping is done via 1-2 day courier to avoid extended time in transit. Our insects are packaged in styrocoolers with gel ice packs to ensure insects stay cool and dormant through transit process.

All beneficial products are living organisms and therefore perishable. Product should be released upon receipt unless otherwise specified.

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Art Knapp's Plantland:
          Kamloops - 700 Notre Dame Dr, Kamloops, BC V2C 6L5
          (250) 828-2111
          (250) 828-0684 (fax)

          Kelowna - 1994 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5V7
          (250) 860-5633
          (250) 860-7172 (fax)

          Nanaimo - 6469 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, BC
          (250) 390-1151

          Prince George (1) - 4411 Kimball Rd, Prince George, BC V2N 5N7
          (250) 964-6056
          (250) 964-7419 (fax)

          Prince George (2) - 1822 Aberdeen Rd, Prince George BC V2K 1G6
          (250) 562-1711

          Prince George (3) - 11700 Old Cariboo Hwy, Prince George, BC
          (250) 963-7676

          Richmond (1) - 11020 No. 4 Road, Richmond, BC
          (604) 271-9581

          Richmond (2) - 7780 Alderbridge Road, Richmond, BC
          (604) 278-9580

          Surrey - 4391 King George Highway Surrey, BC V3S 0L2
          (604) 596-2350

          Vernon - 6325 Highway 97, Vernon, BC V1B 3R4
          (250) 542-8881

          Victoria - 5325 Cordova Bay Road, Victoria, BC
          (250) 658-8013

Art's Nursery:
Surrey - 8940 192nd street, Surrey, BC V4N 3W8
(604) 882-1201

Backyard Wild Nature and Bird Store:
6406 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, BC V9T 2L8
(250) 390-3669

         Duncan - 5410 Trans Canada Highway, Duncan, BC V9L 6W4
         (250) 748-8171

         Kelowna - 103-1889 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5V5
         (250) 860-2346

Cannor Nursery & Florist:
         Abbotsford - 34261 Marshall Road Abbotsford, BC V2S 1L8
         (604) 854-1616

         Victoria - 4660 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria, BC V8Z 5M1
         (250) 658-5415

David Hunter Garden Center - 15175 72 Avenue, Surrey, BC

Dykhof Nurseries 460 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver, BC

Ellison's Market 523 Front Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4B4

Figaro's Garden Center 1896 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC

Garden Retreat 201 - 60 Ave. SW Calgary, Alberta T2H 0B1

          Blenkinsop: 4290 Blenkinsop Road Victoria, BC

          Capilano: 705 Third Street, North Vancouver, BC

          Colwood: 1859 Island Highway Victoria, BC

          Oak Bay: 1916 Oak Bay Ave Victoria, BC

          Penticton: 670 Duncan Ave W, Penticton, BC V2A 7N1
          (250) 492-5703

          Lougheed: 6250 Lougheed Highway Burnaby, BC

Golden Acre Garden Sentre - 620 Goddard Avenue, NE Calgary, Alberta

Grasslands Nursery 3615 Gartrell Road Summerland, BC V0H 1Z4
250- 494-4617

Greengate Garden Center - 14111 MacLeod Trail South Calgary, Alberta

Long Lake Nursery - 4900 N Island Hwy, Nanaimo, BC V9T 1W6
(250) 758-5012

Mandeville Garden Centre - 4746 Marine Drive, Burnaby, BC V5J 3G6
(604) 434-4118

Hannah Orchards Farm Market 3181 11th Avenue NE Salmon Arm, BC V1E 2S8

Hewer Home Hardware 4459 West 10th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6R 2H8
604- 224-4934

Ladybug Greenhouse 51 Colorado Drive, Campbell River, BC V9H 1N1
Phone: 250- 923-0707

Marigold Nurseries - 7874 Lochside Drive Saanichton, BC

Michell Bros. Farms - 2451 Island View Road Saanichton, BC

Naesgaards Farm Market - 5681 River Road Port Alberni, BC

Southlands Nursery - 6550 Balaclava St, Vancouver, BC V6N 1L9
(604) 261-6411
(604) 261-6429 (fax)

Sunshine Coast Nursery - 1826 Sunshine Coast Highway Roberts Creek, BC

Swan Lake Nurseryland Fruit Market and Garden Center 7920 Highland Road , Vernon, BC V1B 3W6

Triple Tree Nurseryland & Florist - 20503 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2P9
(604) 465-9313
(604) 465-0898 (fax)

West Coast Gardens - 1420-172nd Street Surrey, BC

West Van Florist Ltd. - 1821 Marine Drive West Vancouver, BC

Willow Point Market - 105-2266 South Island Highway Campbell River, BC

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Copper Control
Slugs got you down ? Have no fear, a life time solution is right in your garage. To cross a copper barrier is just like chewing on tinfoil for the hungry slugs. MMMM mmm good! Find more home remedies in Healthy Alternatives.