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Invite Beneficial Insects Into Garden

Plant Sunflowers, Parsley To?Help Minimize Problems

May 18, 2013
By Betsy Burgeson (Master Gardener Coordinator) , The Post-Journal

In 2012, Cornell Garden Based Learning revived the tradition of focusing on a yearly garden education theme through our CCE county network. The 2013, "Beneficial Insects," theme focuses on the fact that most insects found in and around residential homes and landscapes are either benign or beneficial. Less than 1 percent of insects in the world are pest problems, and we can minimize most pest problems by designing our gardens and landscapes to support healthy beneficial insect populations.

 
 

 

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