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Wrapping up Garden Allies

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Red Wiggler (Eisenia fetida) Illustration: Craig Latker

Did you know that Oregon and Washington are “home to giant (but elusive) earthworms, said to smell strongly of lilies”? Neither did I until I read ‘Garden Allies: Earthworms’ in the winter 2009 issue of Pacific Horticulture. This fall we’ll publish the 40th, and final, story in the Garden Allies series. For ten years (!!) Frederique Lavoipierre has shared her enthusiastic perspective and knowledge. Her remarkable stories, accompanied by illustrations by Craig Latker, are a valuable and lasting resource in our archives. We can’t thank these contributors enough for the remarkable body of work they’ve created and the many ways in which they’ve enriched our knowledge about lesser-known garden inhabitants.

So, from lady beetles to humans, enjoy, marvel, and wonder at biological controls and Garden Allies at work in our landscapes.

Lady Beetles
Hover Flies
Dragonflies & Damselflies
Ants
Amphibians
Braconid Wasps
Soldier Beetle
Wandering & Hunting Spiders
Earthworms
Lacewings and Their Kin
Tachinid Flies
Spinn...

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