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Insects, Pests, and Wildlife

Butterfly weed pollinators.

Regardless of how well you plan and plant, pests, diseases, and weeds will find their way into your garden, interrupting fruit formation, ruining harvests, digging up seed beds, and creating havoc in your garden and landscape throughout your yard, all year long. While some are native and naturalized to the area and others are introduced from overseas, knowing how to recognize their damage or the susceptibility of your plants can help you decide what preventative measures you’ll need to employ throughout the growing season to minimize your losses.