Crassula tetragonia attracts many predatory insects to prey on pests. It’s tough and hardy, likes little water and is easy to propagate.
We grow hardy and fragrant members of the Mint family throughout our garden so that they can keep away pests.
A garden is an ecosystem that we, the gardeners, are part of. As we consume the most of it’s bounty, I’m tipping that we’re Top Predator
Insects are vitally important to a successful garden, if not a well fed world. Letting your plants flower and go to seed can attract them, feed them and allow predatory insects to do their thing and keep down pest numbers.
Having plants that don’t need to be replanted every year can really take the effort out of many aspects of gardening.