Posts Tagged ‘beneficial insects’

Introducing Insectary Plants for Your Garden (video)

Introducing Insectary Plants for Your Garden (video)

Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about the different insectary plants she has in her garden, and the beneficial insects they attract.

Cover Crop for the Home Garden

Cover Crop for the Home Garden

Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about her favorite cover crop: buckwheat.

Spiders Help Farmers Grow Safer Crops (video)

October 04, 2010 The continued dependence on pesticides and chemicals to kill unwanted insects in agriculture fields in China has led to an unhealthy situation. “It’s time to look at alternatives.”, says Dr. Zhao, of Hubei University. Educating farmers about the benefits of many spiders has been key toward finding a balance between pest and […]