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Beneficial insects

Beneficial insects help keep other insect populations down. Many thrive under the same habitat conditions as pollinators. Some can become pests at certain times of the year. But providing food and shelter for these helpers can keep your garden and farm relatively free from aphids and other pests that cause damage or carry disease.

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