Farmers in the upland and mid-elevation areas of the country used to be the only successful growers of the highly nutritious high-value vegetables brassicas or crucifers. But the development, production and commercial distribution of heat-tolerant, lowland-adaptable hybrid varieties of cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Chinese cabbage, and kai-lan by progressive vegetable seed companies have enabled lowland farmers to grow these crops in their areas with nearly the same level of, if not at par with, the profitability that their highland counterparts attain.
What it's good for Chrysanthemums contain a chemical called pyrethin that's toxic to insects but safe for human and animal consumption. Aside from planting these colorful flowers around your garden bed, you can also make a tea from the flowers and use it on root nematodes and to repel Japanese beetles.
Thrips are best controlled with sprays as we've described. You can also spray the plants with soapy water. Lady bugs will eat thrips as well, so attract those lady bugs to your garden!