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  1. Top Beneficial Insects for Your Garden!

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    "Bugs are not going to inherit the earth. They own it now. 

    So we might as well make peace with the landlord."

    - Thomas Eisner

    Pest control comes

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  2. Flower Gardens Bring Butterflies and Beneficial Insects

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    Want to know a secret? The key to attracting butterflies, beneficial insects and pollinators is to grow plants that flower.

    Now, you can certainly refine your approach to this, but planting flowering plants is the first step. Bees, birds, butterflies

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  3. Why Wasps are Beneficial for the Garden!

    Early on in life, we're instilled with fear at the sight of a wasp buzzing anywhere near us! While it is good to teach kids to respect and avoid them, for those of us that are allergic - it is a must! After all, Ma Nature gave these creatures intimidating,

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  4. Re-thinking Fall Cleanup - Getting Your Garden Ready for Fall!

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    The air is getting cooler, the garden is winding down and a year's worth of leaves beaten and battered by storms and sun are ready for a long winter's rest. Falls leaves are brown now and ornamental grasses are turning tan, and flower heads turning into

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  5. Attracting and Keeping Ladybugs in Your Garden!

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    “This lucky little Ladybug has landed here to stay -

    to make my garden pretty and keep the weeds away.” 

    – Anonymous

    The darling little ladies with

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  6. Aromatic & Useful Hyssop Plants at Nature Hills Nursery!

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    Hyssop plants (Agastache) are perennial and evergreen plants that are must-haves if you want butterflies and hummingbirds

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  7. Create Beautifully Useful Pollinator Gardens

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    Happy Pollinator Week!

    It’s Pollinator Week, so we have put together a special plant collection of wonderful pollinator-friendly natives and nativars for you. Our h

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  8. How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes? Dragonflies to the Rescue!

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    If you are at all like me, the worst part of gardening is the swarms of tiny bloodsuckers that are flying around you! And their bite makes you itch for days! There never seems to be enough mosquito spray in the world on the days when they are absolutely

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  9. Free Pest Control - Attracting Praying Mantis!

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    Alien-looking, long, slender bugs with ever-watching eyes, the Praying Mantis is a truly unique and absolutely voracious beneficial

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  10. Get To Know Audubon® Native Bird-Friendly Plants

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    Introducing the Bird-friendly line of Audubon® Native Plants, Trees, and Shrubs! It’s easy to provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, and other wildlife, wh

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