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Pollinators and pest control

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Pollinators and pest control

Post  Old Hippie on 8/19/2010, 9:51 pm

Have any of you ever tried getting any mason bees for your gardens to assist with pollination? Or what about lady bugs or praying mantis bugs for pest controls?

What about bat houses for mosquitoes?


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Re: Pollinators and pest control

Post  Chopper on 8/19/2010, 9:57 pm

I got ladybugs a few years ago. My corn was inundated with aphids and I saw only one ladybug so it may be time again. Haven't had any experience with the others but my SFG flower garden has been attracting honeybees like crazy.


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