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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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Adult Lacewing has Enormous Appetite for Pests
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Lacewings

The delicate appearance of the adult lacewing belies the enormous appetites of its larvae for common garden pests.

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