It's wonderful having flowers in your yard! Even if your main focus is raising vegetables, adding ornamental flowers enhances the look of your garden and makes it more attractive to the pollinators you need for a successful crop. Check out our Water Wise Ornamental Plants for what will thrive in Santa Clara County.
And here is advice on how to use Integrated Pest Management to deal with pests that affect flowers.
- UC Pest Notes - Pests in Gardens and Landscapes—Flowers