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Beneficial Garden Creatures

Some wild creatures help to pollinate plants, break down compost and prey on pests, so make these friendly visitors welcome in your garden.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Hoverflies are Great Pollinators for Garden
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Hoverflies

Sometimes mistaken for bees, adult hoverflies are great pollinators, while the larvae feed voraciously on insect pests.

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