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Beneficial Insects and How to Attract Them to Your Garden

Insect allies such as ladybugs, braconid wasps, and lacewings can help control (and even eliminate) pests like aphids, mites, and caterpillars from your garden.

Low-Maintenance Food Plants for Novice (or Reluctant) Gardeners

Are you interested in growing your own food plants, but intimidated by the prospect of doing so? Here are some delicious, hard-to-kill plants for newbie gardeners to ease into.