Primary Earth-friendly Gardening Tenents:

*Tolerate minimal damage to plants and lawn from pests. *Build and maintain healthy soil by using compost and natural soil amendments. *Use chemicals as a last resort. *Use native plants when possible. They are adapted to the climate, soil and area pests. *Attract Beneficial Insects to increase pollination and decrease harmful pests. *Conserve water by using responsible watering methods.

Monday, April 21, 2008

and not so beneficial

Corn Earworm.

Bad.

He was inside the fennel.

I offered him to both children to take to school.

No takers.

Some children do not have parents who pick bugs off things and bring them inside to identify as a family. Some day they will appreciate this experience.