"Bees are important to the production
of fruits and vegetables. The honey produced by bees have important
medicinal uses and is a good replacement for sugar as a sweetener. A
healthy bee hive is also an indication of a healthy environment. The
beekeepers that I speak to talk about a spiritual connection with the
bees and the enjoyment that get for caring for them. That is why bees
Hyssop (an herb) is an excellent addition to your garden both for the
herbal benefits and for attracting butterflies. Pollinator such as the
butterfly are very important for your garden and for balancing a
sometimes delicate eco-system.
#3 Companion Planting
of these beautiful flowering plants are beneficial in the garden to
repel "bad bugs" and attract "good bugs." For example, Borage (flowering herb) repels tomato hornworms and Marigolds keep soil free of bad nematodes. Both are companion plants for Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant and Squash.
Nasturtiums (pictured above) deters squash bugs and beetles AND are deliciously edible.
Check out our Companion Planting articles
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There you have it!!! If you have any questions please feel free to ask.