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wooden ladybug house

by Lynda and Jerry Glass
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Live Like a Lady

Painted and shingled by hand, this whimsical ladybug house welcomes your favorite polka-dotted creatures into the neighborhood! Its quality cypress construction will make it an attractive garden accent and warm invitation to insects for years to come. Handmade in Mississippi.

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cypress wood
6" L X 8" W X 11.75" H. 30" Mounting Stake (included)
Please note: Ladybug Houses are meant to be used primarily as garden decoration. However, you can encourage ladybugs to stay in your garden by providing them a safe haven, such as the Lady Bug House, where they can lay their eggs and go through metamorphosis during the winder months.
30" mounting stake included.
  • the maker

Lynda and Jerry Glass

Lynda and Jerry Glass began their careers doing custom home construction in Mississippi. In 1992, they began making bird houses and selling them on Saturday mornings at small local craft shows. After a few years of small-scale success, they ended their human-oriented business, joined up with Jerry's brother Larry, and began focusing entirely on exquisite, imaginative bird, butterfly and ladybug dwellings.

Lynda and Jerry's team is as talented as they are eclectic. Jerry is primarily responsible for both structural and aesthetic design. James, a woodworker with many years of experience, cuts the precise, tiny boards and other shapes needed, using only select grade yellow cypress harvested following Forest Stewardship Council guidelines and upcycled from local furniture manufacturing leftovers. Bobby Gene hand-applies each unique, stone-washed shingle cut by the special machinery designed in-house for that purpose.

The Heartwood crew create their own boxes from post-consumer fiber reclaimed from local factories. They ship tens of thousands of wooden houses a year, all made without cutting a single tree.

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