Mantiade or Praying mantis as we call them is the largest family of the order Mantodea.
Mantids eat mostly annoying or bad bugs that are harmful to the garden. Their diet consists of butterflies, crickets, grasshoppers or even house flies and much more. They keep pests that eat your crops down to a minimum and keep your garden voluptuous and growing to the fullest.
Mantids can be found in many different sizes and colors. The sizes vary from 2 inches to 5 it depends on the climate and bug itself. Different species vary in color from dark brown to green.
Mantids can be used as an alternative to pesticides if you don’t want potentially harmful chemicals on your plants.