*** Great to fill up a large raised bed, and add the planting on top. Next season will have great soil. Lasagna Gardening Layers - no dig gardening! Just layer and plant - this creates it's own soil even where there is none.
The benefits of having ladybugs in your garden include being able to avoid pesticides and ridding your flower beds of aphids and other insect pests. You can purchase ladybugs online or at a local nursery and release them to start a ladybug garden.
Save eggshells & coffee grounds & sprinkle them around hydrangeas & roses. The calcium is good for the roses & the coffee grounds make the soil more acidic for the hydrangeas. Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails With Eggshells