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Bug of the Week: At the Hummingbird Garden

We have a garden dedicated to hummingbirds in a park not too far from our home. It has a small pond with water lilies and a number of flowers to attract hummingbirds.

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I'm not sure the people who tend it have noticed, but it is also a wonderful garden for insects.

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The hummingbirds benefit from the insects and spiders, too. They use the spider webs for their nests and regularly feed on small insects.

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Maybe it should be called a "wildlife" garden.

What do you think?

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