This is an illustrated guide to common problems and how to deal with them successfully. It is an illustrated identifier of common and rare garden pests and diseases, and a practical problem solver, with over 900 photographs. Keep pests in check by managing the health of your garden soil and encouraging natural predators and beneficial insects in the garden. You can learn to identify every type of garden pest, from mammals and birds, to bugs, wasps, flies, butterflies, caterpillars, beetles, nematodes, and other invertebrates. It shows you how to prevent diseases, viruses, fungi and bacteria from taking hold and spreading around the garden. Divided by category, this comprehensive book lists over 800 problems, pests, diseases, disorders and weeds.
Andrew Mikolajski is an established and highly respected gardening expert. He edited the The RHS New Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers and the Encyclopedia of Gardening, and he has written and contributed articles to virtually every major gardening magazine and journal in the past decade.