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*This is an excerpt from Top Ten Most Wanted Bugs in Your Garden, ANR-2283.

AKA: Pycnanthemum

This perennial plant grows 3 feet tall and branches frequently, often with a bushy appearance. Blooms in the summer to early fall. Each cluster is surrounded by leafy bracts that appear white.

 

Read more about Flowers for Beneficial Insects.

Download a printable PDF of the Top Ten Most Wanted Bugs in Your Garden, ANR-2283.

*This is an excerpt from Top Ten Most Wanted Bugs in Your Garden, ANR-2283.

AKA: Daucus carota

This flower is a biennial herbaceous plant that grows 3 to 4 feet tall. Consists of one or several hairy, hollow stems, growing from one central stem, each with an umbrella-shaped flower cluster at the top. Blooms in the summer.

 

Read more about Flowers for Beneficial Insects.

Download a printable PDF of the Top Ten Most Wanted Bugs in Your Garden, ANR-2283.

The Home and Market Garden (Urban Farm) IPM Toolkit wheel slide chart is a great tool for urban farmers as well as home and community gardeners interested in vegetable production.

This wheel slide chart has both conventional and organic insecticide listings for nearly 20 different crops. It also has a listing of common insect pests with accompanying images that may help when scouting in garden vegetables.

To receive copy of this wheel slide chart, email Ayanava Majumdar at azm0024@aces.edu.

For growers or gardeners that are looking for organic only options, refer to the Alternative Vegetable IPM Recommendations Slide Chart, which describes the three levels of sustainable integrated pest management practices.

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