Attracting Beneficial Insects to Help Your Garden Thrive

Attracting Beneficial Insects to Help Your Garden Thrive

Creating a healthy garden doesn’t just mean eliminating bad bugs – you also want to welcome good bugs. These “good bugs” are also known as beneficial insects. We’ll talk about what beneficial insects do in the garden, common species, host plants and tips for attracting “good bugs” to your garden.

Bumblebee – Super Charged Pollinator for Your Yard and Garden

Bumblebee – Super Charged Pollinator for Your Yard and Garden

The bumblebee is the gardener’s friend because it is a great pollinator. Bumblebees are bigger than the common honeybee, and more round and “furry”. Like the honeybee, bumblebees feed on nectar and pollen, so planting a variety of flowers and flowering trees and shrubs for honeybees helps their giant cousins, too. We’ll share some information…