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Insectary Plants

Post  miinva on 1/21/2011, 12:12 pm

This is an interesting video about providing habitat for beneficial insects, which is called insectary planting (which I learned today!). Just wanted to share and hopefully spur a discussion on this topic. It's not on youtube so I can't directly link it, but it's definitely worth a watch!

Introducing Insectary Plants

I forgot a link!

More Information on Garden Insectary


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Post  Megan on 1/21/2011, 6:47 pm

Sadness... I can't seem to get at the video, as I'm getting some kind of security error. But there is a link to mini-insectiary which is very interesting.

A few of the insectiary plants listed are highly poisonous, so if you have small children (or pets allowed to roam), read up carefully before planting.

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