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Beneficial Planting

Gardeners have developed many ways in which to use plants to help outwit pests, attract pollinating insects and enrich the soil in the vegetable garden.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Limnanthes Douglasil Attracts Beneficial Insects
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Attract Insects

Plants that flower prolifically, such as Limnanthes, are ideal for attracting beneficial insects and add welcome splashes of color, too.

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