Bugs are a big part of gardening — pro and con — and scientists spend entire careers looking at ways to either shut them down or, in the case of pollinators, help them thrive.

Their research can help even the most modest gardens, so we’re going to share some of their findings to help you and your garden play its role in our evolving ecosystem. Today’s lessons involve monarch butterflies, mosquito eradication and (bleah) stink bugs.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.