Tag Archives: beneficial insects
Make a Home for Spiders

Farmscaping: Fighting Bugs with Bugs

Farmscaping is a way to set up your garden to attract good bugs that help you increase crop yields and reduce trouble causing insects.

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Wildflowers for Beneficial Insects

Wildflowers enhance the view and attract beneficial insects. Here are 4 wildflowers that grow in my backyard just by keeping an area uncut.

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Wasps and Pesticides

The only time I use pesticides is on wasps. As an obsessive organic gardener, here’s why I make this one exception to my “don’t use pesticides rule.”

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Selective Sloppiness

Selective Sloppiness

In her book The Resilient Gardener, Carol Deppe discusses how selective sloppiness can make your garden better.

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Do You Really Need to Buy Beneficial Insects?

This post considers if it is better to address pest problems by buying beneficial insects or restoring habitat.

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