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Photo of sunflower and carpenter bee
A sunflower beckons a carpenter bee to a crop of Israeli melons. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of sunflowers bordering a crop of melons
A hedgerow of sunflowers surrounds a melon crop, providing habitat for pest-eating insects and pollinators alike. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of dragonfly perched on wire
A dragonfly perches on a tomato trellis before returning to its obsession with devouring every insect it can overpower. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of assassin bug eating cucumber beetle.
An assassin bug clears cucumber beetles off a small mulberry tree. Photo by Marshall Hinsley