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My sister gave me a packet of your Good Bug Mix for Christmas and the results have been spectacular on appearance alone - a cottage garden in a packet! Also seen a few bees and microwasps. Thanks!
Matt of Riverwood, NSW
Good Bug Mix UT
An important strategy for organic gardeners is to enhance and maximise the natural biological controls already present in a garden ecosystem. Does your garden provide a nectar source for beneficial, pest-controlling insects? Planting particular flowers and herbs known as insectary plants has been proven to improve the natural balance and reduce pest outbreaks.

Good Bug Mix contains colourful re-seeding annual and perennial flowers including red clover, alyssum, cosmos, marigolds, Queen Anne's Lace, buckwheat, lucerne, dill, caraway, coriander and phacelia (when available), gypsophila. It blooms much of the year, providing nectar, pollen and habitat for wild and introduced beneficial insects, such as predatory mites and tiny micro wasps, ladybirds, lacewings, hoverflies, tachnid flies and predatory beetles. These beneficial insects or 'good bugs' are generally small with correspondingly small mouthparts, so they are only able to feed on particular flowers with suitable attributes. By providing a plentiful food supply the 'good bugs' live longer and reproduce more.
Also available as part of a Bed and Board Kit

Good Bug Mix addresses the issue of over-use of pesticides and the increasing chemical residues in the environment by fostering public awareness of the existence of beneficial insects as a natural biological control for pest insects. It is the insect equivalent of planting native flowering shrubs for birds or building ponds to create habitat for frogs.
It should be planted in areas that can go a little wild, such as garden edges or along fence lines. Generally, you need only plant 1-5% of your land for good results. Each small packet covers 10 mē. It is suitable for subtropical and temperate areas. Sow spring and autumn.

Seed of this flower is not always available, so is not listed on the Good Bug Mix packet.
More information on Phacelia

Queen Anne's Lace
More information on Queen Anne's Lace

More information on Lucerne

Red Clover
More information on Red Clover

More information on Cosmos

More information on Marigold

Sweet Alice syn. Alyssum
More information on Sweet Alice

More information on Coriander

More information on Dill
More information and commercial producers of 'good bugs' can be found at:
organically certified with ACO - Australian Certified Organic
UT untreated; no chemical fungicide, insecticide or rodenticide
edible flower petals to add colour, flavour and nutrition to meals
bee and good bug friendly. Information on growing bee forage.
H suitable for hot and humid growing conditions
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