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You want your garden to flourish, and anyone who attacks it is your opponent. You might think that if it is crawling or flying in your garden, it will die. However, some residents in your garden will be helpful. Which of them is by your side? Which one is not? Let’s look at some examples.

Tomato Hornworm

This big green caterpillar will one day become a moth, but at the same time, it will feed on your plants. It can be up to four inches long and has a corner at the back. This is not a magical unicorn, because it will destroy your tomatoes. As the caterpillar grows in size, its appetite also grows, and it eats faster. Its p form exists in the soil in winter, and when you are struggling with gardening in the fallow period, dream of tomatoes. One way to prevent them from occurring is to cultivate the soil after the growing season is over (before winter). Since they are large and easy to find, you can also pick them from the tomatoes and discard them.


These dwarf green guys are equally harmful to feeding on plants, because their ability to reproduce is obvious, and because their females can clone themselves. Sounds bad for you and your plants, right? After feeding plants, they secrete a viscous liquid, which gradually turns into smoky mold and harms the plant. Regular monitoring of aphids will help you deal with them before they become more serious.

Green grass wing

Some bugs and insects help the growth of the garden, and letting them stick to the tree may help you. The green grass lace is one of them. They eat aphids and many other pests, such as red spiders. Their larvae are fairly large small food machines, and everything from aphids to small caterpillars eats. If it is another insect and moves slowly, the green laceworm larva may take care of it for you.

Young bug

These long-legged, big-eyed insects sound like beauty queens, but the real beauty lies in their efficiency in the garden. They will kill all kinds of pests, which can damage your plants. If they eat up other mistakes, they will even open each other’s phones. You can attract them to your garden by growing plants such as lavender and chamomile.

However, if you feel that your garden (or your house) has been taken over by these little animals to an unacceptable level, please don’t try to treat it yourself! These tasks are much more complicated than they seem and require professionals to solve them to ensure the safety of you and your surroundings (because you don’t want to use harmful products).

Having said that, these are just a few examples of good mistakes and bad mistakes. Managing in smaller situations can reduce the amount of pesticides you need to use. Insects are often collectively referred to as pests, but they can be heroes in our gardens or villains. Knowing what to encourage and what to control will definitely help your garden flourish. Be sure to check our gardening tools to help you browse the garden this summer!


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Tomato Worm in the Home Garden | University of Minnesota

Young bugs may be beneficial in the garden. ACES

Source by Todd Attoe

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