Healthy gardens are home to a plethora of beneficial insects and pollinators. Whether insects make you squeamish or not, it’s important to become a good host to your friendly garden insects. Plus a good steward of their home (your garden). Many of us get the heebie-jeebies when we see insects up close and personal. We’d like to encourage you to move past that initial “icky” feeling. Look at your garden insect population with curiosity and wonder. Get to know some of the most common and most helpful beneficial insects using this visual guide.