Syrphid Flies: "Have you Hugged a Flower Fly Today?"
By Judy Ferris, ACLT Guest Blogger
How do you get this aphid-chomping action in your garden? To attract Flower Flies, grow the plants they love! Composite blooms – Yarrow, Queen Anne’s Lace, cornflowers, parsley, carrots, coriander, dill, and fennel are Flower Fly favorites. Syrphids are particularly attracted to white and yellow flowers.