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Attracting Beneficial Insects to the Vegetable Garden

Attracting Beneficial Insects to the Vegetable Garden

May 11, 2017

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The carrot flower emerging. I like to let a few flowers develop for beauty and beneficial insects.

Members of the carrot family (anise, caraway, carrot, coriander, dill, fennel, and parsley) attract beneficial wasps and flies to the vegetable garden. These insects and others are the soldiers in the pest wars. 

Read more about beneficial insects in another post: Grow Flowers to Attract Beneficial Insects to Your Vegetable Garden.

Step-by-Step: Build the Ultimate Raised Bed

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Cornflowers from the Veggie Garden

Cornflowers from the Veggie Garden