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  • Beneficial Insect: Ladybug – Welcome ladybugs into your garden not only for their cute color, shape and pattern, but for their pest-eating capabilities. Read more →
  • Beneficial Insect: Parasitic Wasp – These tiny, non-stinging wasps are some of the most beneficial insects in the garden and are known to parasitize over 200 species of pests. Though there are tons of different species of parasitic wasps, they all work by preying upon one or more pest insects. Read more →
  • Beneficial Insect: Syrphid Fly or Hover Fly – These guys are your friends! Adult hover flies resemble small wasps, with a black and yellow or white striped abdomen. They will hover like a hummingbird as they drink nectar from flowers. Hover flies do not sting. They range in size from 1/4” to 1/2” depending on the species. The adults are the pollinators and its the larvae that consume pests. Read more →
  • Beneficial Insect: Tachinid Fly – They are North America’s largest and most important group of parasitic flies, with at least 1300 species in the U.S. Celebrate these guys! Read more →
  • Companion Planting – Companion plants help each other to grow in some way. For instance, some plants can extract certain nutrients from the soil and make them more available for other plants. Read more →
  • Fennel – Fennel is very complimentary to other foods, especially seafoods and citrus. It adds a great zing and crunch to tuna salad; it adds depth and flavor to grilled or roasted fish—pretty much any kind of fish. Read more →
  • Fennel: All About It – Fennel is a versatile plant. You can eat all of it – bulb, stems, and leaves (fronds). Read more →
  • Garlic Scapes – Garlic scapes are the flower bud of the garlic plant. The bud is removed in late June to encourage the bulbs to thicken up. Scapes make a fabulous addition to a flower bouquet, and they are delicious to eat! Read more →
  • New Potatoes – Potatoes are so versatile. New potatoes are simply baby potatoes. Their skin is very tender and the flavor of the tuber is stronger and less starchy than the full-sized potato. Read more →
  • Our Fresh Dried Beans! – Get to know all of the varieties that we grow and some yummy recipes to use these heirloom varieties of dry beans. Read more →

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