Author(s): Denis Julian Crawford
For everyone who has ever asked themselves: 'What on earth is that on my plants?', here are the answers. There are countless insects and other invertebrates that visit your garden every day and every night. Fortunately, most of them are not pests. But how can you tell if an insect is harmful or not? What about those nasty looking leaf spots, those strange mildews, those disfiguring lumps and bumps? GARDEN PESTS, DISEASES AND GOOD BUGS is the ultimate illustrated guide for all who care about their plants. Never before have so many pest or beneficial insects, mites and plant diseases been covered in such comprehensive detail in a book for all Australian home gardeners. With this book, you'll know whether an insect is a pest or not, or whether leaf spots indicate a particular disease or not, and what to do about it. GARDEN PESTS, DISEASES AND GOOD BUGS gives preventative and control techniques you can use before resorting to toxic chemicals. Packed with more than 800 images and supported by clear and concise information, here's all you need to know about the good, the bad and the bugly in your garden.