<![CDATA[Burpee Community - ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/96/good-pests-and-bad-pests- en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Re: Good Pests and Bad Pests]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/96/good-pests-and-bad-pests-?commentid=1233 What good bugs can I incorporpate into my garden?

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May 27, 2012 May 27, 2012 <![CDATA[Re: Good Pests and Bad Pests]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/96/good-pests-and-bad-pests-?commentid=1232
Well, after bees, I understand butterflies are the next in line for pollinators.  Of course ladybugs are good for eating aphids.  Also, lacewings are good to have in the garden.  If you plant brightly colored flowers, like zinnias, sunflowers, marigolds (which also keep mosquitoes away) and butterfly bush, they will attract the good bugs.  Ladybugs usually find their way without an invite.  Milkweed is good to attract butterflies too.  I hope this has been helpful and happy gardening.

rookiegardener

Texas, Zone 8

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/96/good-pests-and-bad-pests-?commentid=1232 May 27, 2012