You don’t need harmful chemicals to get unwanted insects out of your garden. Instead, you can attract other insects that will act like security guards to keep out pests like Japanese beetles and cabbage worms.

That’s one way to battle insects, according to this infographic from First Choice Environmental, which also recommends dusting your plants with fossilized algae, and building row covers.

Do you have any tips? Share them in the comments.

DIY Garden Pest Control Infographic

Dan MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News. He's an Orland native who moved to Portland in 2002 and now lives in Unity. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the...