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Garden Pests & Diseases in Canada: The Good, the Bad and the Slimy

Handbook / Manual

By: Rob Sproule(Author)

192 pages, colour photos

Lone Pine Publishing

Paperback | Mar 2015 | #233766 | ISBN-13: 9781551059174
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NHBS Price: £19.50 $26/€22 approx

About this book

Your garden is full of creepy-crawlies – some good, some bad, and nearly all ugly. Whether you decide to wage war or peacefully co-exist, Rob Sproule has the expert information and advice on how to identify and manage 50 of the most common pests and diseases to threaten Canadian gardens:
- the specifics of each pest, disease, weed and beneficial insect featured
- control options, with an emphasis on organic methods
- interesting facts and information on lifecycles and the origins of non-native pests
- identification of each pest and its damage
- preventive measures to avoid the most damaging pests and diseases
- tips for attracting beneficial insects to your garden
- protecting your garden from pesky critters including mice and voles
- how to deal with environmental threats such as hail and our extreme winter cold

Containing helpful colour photos and illustrations throughout, Garden Pests & Diseases in Canada is a must for Canadian gardeners to maintain a healthy, beautiful garden.

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