Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control

^ Read ^ Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control by Jessica Walliser ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control Greatt help to gardeners who want to have a healthy garden according to Beatriz Moisset. Informative and entertaining. This book is of great help to gardeners who want to have a healthy garden, free from pesticides. They can pick up a variety of interesting facts about bugs in the garden along the way.Well written and, in general, well documented. However there are a few details that could be changed in the next edition.1. The syrphid fly on a yellow flower at the end of the syrphid fly sectio

Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control

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Rating : 4.73 (742 Votes)
Asin : 1604693886
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 240 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-07-14
Language : English

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Design plans show how to create a border specifically for the natural, sustainable inclusion of beneficial bugs in your garden. . In addition to information on companion planting and commercial options for purchasing bugs, there are 19 detailed bug profiles and 39 plant profiles. Winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award Insects are indeed valuable garden companions, especially species known for eating the assassin bugs, damsel bugs, stink bugs, and other predatory carnivores that dine on your garden. Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden is a book about bugs and plants, and how to create a garden that benefits from both. These profiles include a description, a photograph for identification, an explanation of what they can do to support pest control

While the subject matter and close-up photographs of insects eating insects may make some readers squirm, dedicated gardeners will discover enough solid information and genuine motivation to finally put down their bug spray. Her newfound passion for entomological research resulted in her acclaimed guide to garden insects, Good Bug Bad Bug (2011), and now this fact-filled handbook on natural pest-control methods. From Booklist Early in her career as a gardener for hire, Walliser had an epiphany while watching the David Attenborough documentary Life in the Undergrowth. --Carl Hays . To encourage the good bugs “in hopes of mitigating the pesty ones,” Walliser offers invaluable advice on how to identify such “beneficials” as ladybugs, ground beetles, and parasitoid wasps, as well as how to select a diversity of bug-attracting plants to promote a healthy balance between insect predator and prey

"Greatt help to gardeners who want to have a healthy garden" according to Beatriz Moisset. Informative and entertaining. This book is of great help to gardeners who want to have a healthy garden, free from pesticides. They can pick up a variety of interesting facts about bugs in the garden along the way.Well written and, in general, well documented. However there are a few details that could be changed in the next edition.1. The syrphid fly on a yellow flower at the end of the syrphid fly section belongs to the su. Amazon Customer said Save the bugs!. Jessica has saved a few bugs because of this book. One bug I killed every time I saw it turned out to be good for the garden. They now have amnesty.. "Five Stars" according to C. S. Stanley. great pictures, and great information in here

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