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beneficial insects

How to Attract and Conserve Pollinators/Natural Enemies in Your Garden

Swallowtail butterfly nectaring on butterfly weed
Many beneficial insects feed on the pollen and nectar provided by flowering plants. They also need the shelter offered by: Perennial plants growing in untilled areas Woody plant material such as unused firewood Undisturbed soil in areas that are not mowed or cultivated You can be the architect of a...
This edition of University of Maryland Extension's Agronomy News contains information on managing pasture, Daniel Bug, Palmer Amaranth, Cover Crops, High Tunnels, Spined Soldier Bug and research and crop updates.More info
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