"Whoever loves and understands a garden will find contentment within." ~ Chinese Proverb
There are many animals that depend on insect protein for food which means that a land without insects is a land without most forms of higher life. Habitat-Landscapes feels that it is very important for us all to understand the benefits insects offer to our environment.
For example, did you know that:
Insects are essential to:
One of the main things you can do to help insects (and birds) thrive is to stop using toxic herbicides and pesticides, including pre and post emergent weed control products. When you use these products, you are affecting the whole food chain - killing it all from the bottom up. Once you stop using these products, you will notice that your garden will start coming alive! Insects will thrive, pollinators will come to your garden, and birds will follow because in YOUR garden they will find deliscious food - your garden can be their favorite supermarket and then you will be rewarded with the wonders of Nature!