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July 4, 2014 7:00 AM

Garden helpers: Grow plants that attract beneficial insects

To stop the cycle of spraying pesticides, which make more resilient plant-munching bugs, gardeners are growing flowers and plants that attract beneficial insects. Naturally occurring, and often free, beneficial insects are predators to our worst landscape insect foes, and most are pollinators for our favorite flowers, fruits and vegetables.

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