Nature has singing mosquito eaters.

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Nature has singing mosquito eaters. If we plant our gardens with native plants we create a habitat to entice these elusive birds.

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In the gardens of Saratoga, use of native plants is becoming much trendier. Great news for the birds; shown here is Jerusalem Artichoke, which is also edible for people in it’s roots.

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Mullein, or Verbascum is mostly non-native but it is not invasive and the birds love it. It has naturalized well here.

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