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Ground Beetles

Ground Beetles: How to Support These Garden Helpers During the Winter

Thanks to the University of Maryland/Maryland Grows this informative article on composting and climate change.

Do you ever wonder where insects go during the winter? This year, as you snuggle up under a warm blanket to escape the winter cold, think about how you can help the beneficial insects in your garden do the same. The harsh conditions of the cold season can be challenging to deal with. However, some insects can benefit from habitats that provide them with shelter not only during the winter but all year round. Ground beetles are a great example of insects that can be a tremendous help in the garden. They also appreciate a good nook or cranny to hide out in while the weather is less than ideal. 

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