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Pests : How to Control Them on Fruit & Vegetables - Pauline Pears


How to Control Them on Fruit & Vegetables

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This practical book is a valuable aid for all gardeners interested in creating a safe, natural environment in which to grow healthy, and tasty, fruit and vegetables.

Comprehensive, full-colour identification of garden friends and enemies. Information on the types of trees, shrubs, flowers and weeks that attract beneficial creatures. Advice on how to avoid pest problems by improving the soil and using a crop rotation. Hints on protecting plants from pests.

Colour photographs, charts and diagrams throughout.

About the Author

Pauline Pears lives in Leamington Spa. She is Head of Information for HDRA, the organic organisation which has its headquarters at Ryton Organic Gardens near Coventry. She is responsible for the advisory team, answering thousands of organic gardening queries every year. Pauline has written many books on organic gardening, pest control and composting. She also appears on radio and TV from time to time. With her husband, she runs 4 organic allotments.

Sept 2006 This is a book for all gardeners interested in creating a safe and natural environment for growing their own fruit and veg. It's a practical and comprehensive guide to garden friends and enemies, with colour photos, charts and diagrams throughout to help with correct identification, and advice on the various ways to attract the first while discouraging the second without having to rely on sprays. The book considers how to use soil improvement and crop rotation to avoid pest problems, and hints on protecting plants from pests of all kinds, with some discussion of organic pest controls. Country Smallholding

ISBN: 9781844481569
ISBN-10: 1844481565
Series: HDRA Organic Gardening
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 11th April 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.7 x 21.1  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.227
Edition Type: Revised