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Next time you harvest your vegetables, pick up fruit from your trees or collect seeds for next yearâs planting donât forget to thank your diligent worker bees. Since 80% of the pollination is done by insects, welcome them in your garden and make sure they feel comfortable. Please, please, please donât use insecticides, since they have catastrophic effects on bee communities. Plant flowers rich in nectar to entice flying insects â good examples are honeysuckle, garden phlox (first photo), marigolds, geraniums, roses, holyhocks (second photo), dahlias, sedums, roses, beebalm, raspberries, and mint.