Controling Bugs In Your Garden?

Grin … A better way to control garden eating bugs, instead of using a toxic insecticide spray. Stir them in a little, salt and spice flavored Olive Oil. Roast, grill or broil them. Then eat them!
Source Girl Meets Bug Edible Insects: the Eco-Logical Alternative has an informative and fun blog posting, about her travels and her favorite bugs. Follow Daniella Martin on Twitter:

Five Ways to Cook a Cricket:
1. Sauteed Scourge
2. Baked Bugs
3. Ground Gryllidae
4. Shish Ke-Bug {my favorite}
5. Tempura TemPest

Entomophagy {eating bugs} is a common practice in countries such as Mexico, the Philippines, and many African and Asian countries. Entomophagy is becoming increasingly popular in North America and Europe as well.

From my for whats it’s worth department In North America the most common insects used for human consumption are ants, crickets, grasshoppers, some moth and butterfly larvae, beetles, cicadas, waterbugs, and mealworms. Source Edible Insects Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Next time someone say’s “Go eat a bug” smile and say OK, I think I will do that right now!

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Why is common sense so uncommon?
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4 responses to “Controling Bugs In Your Garden?

  1. Hmmm. I stay with selective smushing. Stink bugs are waking up with the warm weather moving in.


  2. thanks for the ping back
    Here is a link to a lovely cookbook on bugs
    (the author is a very nice man too)
    I don’t think eating the ones from the garden is all that safe, but if you would like to “grow” your own:


  3. I’m not sure you’ve convinced me to try it, but interesting.. 🙂


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