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Inviting Parasites to the Garden

A while back we talked about plants you can include in your landscapes to attract predatory insects to your landscapes. This would not only enhance the diversity of your garden but of your insect population and help control insect pests naturally with little input from the gardener. Another type of beneficial insect you may want […]

What’s Bugging Us

If Native Plant Society of New Jersey president Kathy Salisbury could have just one native plant for her yard it would be Pycnanthemum muticum.¬†Why? Because, as she says, “it undulates with insects. It is a mystery to me why it attracts so many different types of insects. It absolutely vibrates with activity while showier flowers […]