Ladybugs are an excellent beneficial insect. Native ladybugs do not bite nor do they go into your home. They only eat aphids and other soft bodied pest insect and insect eggs. The adults feed on aphids, mites, scale, thrips and whiteflies. Place your Ladies in the fridge until releasing them only in the evening. Be sure to water the area before releasing them. Placing a small dish of water in your garden will help keep the ladybugs close to your plants.