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  • When You Should Buy Insects for Your Garden

    When You Should Buy Insects for Your Garden

    If you’re a gardener, you know that few things are more discouraging than seeing your tomato vines taken over by a virus, your broccoli enveloped by aphids, or a squirrel digging up your newly planted garlic bulbs. While gardening requires a certain amount of zen and flexibility when dealing with all the “what ifs,” there’s…


  • You Can Design Your Garden to Deter Snakes

    You Can Design Your Garden to Deter Snakes

    Snakes are often helpful for their ability to keep pests like mice in check in our gardens — but you probably also don’t relish the idea of coming across a poisonous one in your yard while you’re weeding. We generally prefer them to be helpful at a distance, which we can encourage by what we…