Ladybugs are nature's aphid killers, but when you have a big job like this one, you need an easy DIY aphid killer spray! This works in one day and keeps them off! Just a few drops blue dawn dish soap and warm water in a spray bottle.
Monarda - 'Beauty of Cobham'. These are a must-have in every garden. Monarda attract bees and hummingbirds. Other names are bee balm, horsemint, oswego tea, and bergamot, the latter inspired by the fragrance of the leaves