Bugs and Diseases (Pests!)

It’s essential in sustainable to first, to prevent disease and harmful insects, and second, to respond to them in a way that makes sense for the health of your garden, your environment and your family. Not to mention reducing the amount of time you have to spend dealing with pests (the absolute least fun thing to do in the garden!) And sustainable gardeners DO tolerate a bit of insect “damage” — it’s a natural part of the landscape and proof we’re helping to feed our wildlife.

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