Beneficial Insects

Beneficial insects are insects that help in any garden, including permaculture gardens and food forest gardens.

Thimbleberry Plants – Unique to all but West Coast

Thimbleberry Plants – Unique to all but West Coast Thimbleberry plants are shrubs that are unique to all but those on the west coast of the United States.  It has edible and medicinal qualities and is attractive to a number...

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Blueberry Plant Information – Blueberries Everywhere

Blueberry Plant Information - Blueberries Everywhere This post will give you valuable blueberry plant information as to the different types, how to prune them, eat them, care for them, and cook them.Blueberry is a perennial flowering shrub with indigo colored...

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Beneficial Insects Rove Beetles and Fireflies

Beneficial Insects Rove Beetles and Fireflies Beneficial insects are insects that help in some way in the garden.  This could be by eating pest insects that would otherwise cause harm to your plants or it could be because they help...

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Siberian Pea Shrub Plant Information | A Permaculture Plant

Siberian Pea Shrub Plant Information | A Permaculture Plant This post, titled Siberian Pea Shrub Plant Information | A Permaculture Plant, provides information on permaculture uses and propagation of this medicinal tree.The Siberian Pea Shrub (Caragana arborescen) is a permaculture...

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Beneficial Insects, Ground Beetle, Clerid Beetles, Soldier Beetles

Beneficial Insects, Ground Beetle, Clerid Beetles, Soldier Beetles This post provides information on Beneficial Insects, Ground Beetle, Clerid Beetles, Soldier Beetles.  Three beneficial insects for the garden are Ground Beetles, Clerid Beetles, and Soldier Beetle.  Some are beneficial simply by...

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Beneficial Insects, Assassin Bug and Lady Bug

Beneficial Insects, Assassin Bug and Lady Bug This blog post provides information on Beneficial Insects, Assassin Bug and Lady Bug. Beneficial insects are insects that do more good for a garden than harm.  They may eat pest insects or they...

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Purple Coneflower Care | Purple Coneflower in Forest Gardening

Purple Coneflower Care | Purple Coneflower in Forest Gardening This post, Purple Coneflower Care | Purple Coneflower in Forest Gardening, provides information on care and edibility of this medicinal wonder plant. The purple coneflower, Echinacea purpurea,  is a showy flower that...

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Lemon Balm Plant Uses | A Forest Garden Plant

Lemon Balm Plant Uses | A Forest Garden Plant Lemon balm plant uses are many.  Lemon Balm, melissa officinalis, is a perennial herb in the mint family that is hardy down to zone 4 or 5 and can be used...

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