Princeton University Press
#ad - This second edition of garden insects of north america solidifies its place as the most comprehensive guide to the common insects, mites, and other “bugs” found in the backyards and gardens of the United States and Canada. Featuring 3, detailed text, shade trees and shrubs, this fully revised book covers the hundreds of species of insects and mites associated with fruits and vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants, 300 full-color photos and concise, and turfgrass―from aphids and bumble bees to leafhoppers and mealybugs to woollybears and yellowjacket wasps―and much more.
This new edition also provides a greatly expanded treatment of common pollinators and flower visitors, the natural enemies of garden pests, and the earthworms, insects, and other arthropods that help with decomposing plant matter in the garden. Designed to help you easily identify what you find in the garden, roots, the book is organized by where insects are most likely to be seen―on leaves, flowers, shoots, or soil.Second Edition - Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs
#ad - Photos are included throughout the book, next to detailed descriptions of the insects and their associated plants. An indispensable guide to the natural microcosm in our backyards, insect lovers, Garden Insects of North America continues to be the definitive resource for amateur gardeners, and professional entomologists.
Revised and expanded edition covers most of the insects, more than twice the illustrations of the first edition Concise, 300 full-color photos, mites, and other “bugs” one may find in yards or gardens in the United States and Canada―all in one handy volumeFeatures more than 3, informative text organized to help you easily identify insects and the plant injuries that they may cause.
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The Ever Curious Gardener: Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden
New Society Publishers
#ad - Offering eye-opening insight and practical guidance, coverage includes: How to maximize both flavor and nutrition in your garden bounty Helping plants thrive during drought Outwitting weeds by understanding their nature Making the best use of compost Tips on pruning and orchard care Why the dead language of Latin can make you a better gardener.
Unleash your inner geek and let this irreverent romp through the wonders of the garden yield practical results. The ever curious gardener is an irreverent romp through the natural science of plants and soil, ideal for newer gardeners moving beyond back-of-the-seed-pack planting to experienced gardeners whose curiosity at the wonders of cultivation grows deeper and stronger with each season. The Ever Curious Gardener: Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden
#ad - Curious why caressing your cucumber plants will help them bear more fruit? or why you should grow oranges from seed even if the fruit is inedible? Or why trees need to sleep and how to help them? Join acclaimed gardener, scientist, and author Lee Reich on a journey through the delights of your garden in this laugh-out-loud treatise on the scientific wonders of plants and soil.
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Weeds of the Northeast
#ad - Identification can then be confirmed by reading the descriptions of the species and comparing a specimen with the drawings and photographs. A fold-out grass identification table provides diagnostic information for weedy grasses in an easy-to-use tabular key. Specimens with unusual vegetative characteristics, or milky sap, square stems, such as thorns, whorled leaves, can be rapidly identified using the shortcut identification table.
Based on vegetative rather than floral characteristics, this practical guide gives anyone who works with plants the ability to identify weeds before they flower. A dichotomous key to all the species described in the book is designed to narrow the choices to a few possible species. Comstock Publishing. Here, at last, is a lavishly illustrated manual for ready identification of 299 common and economically important weeds in the region south to Virginia, north to Maine and southern Canada, and west to Wisconsin.Weeds of the Northeast
#ad - The first comprehensive weed identification manual available for the Northeast, this book will facilitate appropriate weed management strategy in any horticultural or agronomic cropping system and will also serve home gardeners and landscape managers, as well as pest management specialists and allergists.
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A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America: Second Edition
Princeton University Press
#ad - Color text boxes highlight information about habitat, caterpillar food plants, abundance and flight period, and other interesting facts. For most species, males and females, there are photographs of topsides and undersides, and variants. The result is an ideal field guide that will enable you to identify almost every butterfly you see.
A revised second edition of the most comprehensive photographic field guide to north american butterflies, abundance and flight period, including views of topsides and undersides, males and females, food plants, maps, and species namesWritten by the pioneering authority on the field identification of butterfliesBeautifully illustrated with 3, featuring more than 500 new photos and updated text, 500 color photographs that show all known species, and variants for most speciesAuthoritative text embedded in the photographs for swift accessDetailed range mapsColor text boxes that highlight information about habitat, and other interesting factsAn invaluable tool for field identification Comstock Publishing.A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America: Second Edition
#ad - A thoroughly revised edition of the most comprehensive and authoritative photographic field guide to North American butterfliesThis is a revised second edition of the most detailed, comprehensive, and user-friendly photographic field guide to the butterflies of North America. Written by jeffrey glassberg, the guide covers all known species, beautifully illustrating them with 3, 500 large, the pioneering authority on the field identification of butterflies, gorgeous color photographs―the very best images available.
This second edition includes more than 500 new photos and updated text, maps, and species names. Princeton. Also included are a quick visual index and a caterpillar food plant index.
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The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way Rodale Organic Gardening
#ad - The plant-by-plant guide features symptoms and solutions for 200 popular plants, shrubs, trees, vegetables, including flowers, and fruits. Rodale has been the category leader in organic methods for decades, and this thoroughly updated edition features the latest science-based recommendations for battling garden problems.
. The insect-and-disease encyclopedia includes a photo identification guide and detailed descriptions of damage readers may see. The extensive coverage of the most up-to-date organic control techniques and products, presented in order of lowest impact to most intensive intervention, makes it easy to choose the best control. The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way Rodale Organic Gardening
#ad - Comstock Publishing. With all-new photos of common and recently introduced pests and plant diseases, you can quickly identify whether you've discovered garden friend or foe and what action, if any, you should take. No other reference includes a wider range of methods for growing and maintaining an organic garden.
With growing consumer awareness about the dangers of garden chemicals, turn to The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control by Fern Bradley as the most reliable and comprehensive guide on the garden shelf. Rodale Press. Princeton.
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The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees
Princeton University Press
#ad - Rodale Press. Princeton. It describes their natural history, including where they live, their role as pollinators, how they gather food, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. The bees in your backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4, 000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field.
The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us―in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, diets, distributions, nesting habits, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, and more.The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees
#ad - Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and CanadaFeatures more than 900 full-color photosOffers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying beesIncludes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard Comstock Publishing. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees.
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Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History Princeton Field Guides
Princeton University Press PR9780691121444
#ad - The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. This lavishly illustrated guide will enable you to identify the caterpillars of nearly 700 butterflies and moths found east of the Mississippi. Many caterpillars are illustrated here for the first time. The more than 1, 200 color photographs and two dozen line drawings include numerous exceptionally striking images.
The giant silk moths, and of course, economically important species, common garden guests, tiger moths, and many other species covered include forest pests, the Mescal Worm and Mexican Jumping Bean caterpillars. The introductory chapter covers caterpillar structure, life cycles, photography, rearing, natural enemies, and conservation.Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History Princeton Field Guides
#ad - A compact guide to nearly 700 caterpillars east of the mississippi, from forest pests to garden guests and economically important species 1, plus succinct text on distribution and other vital information Many caterpillars illustrated here for the first time Current information on distribution, 200 color photos and 24 line drawings enable easy identification Full-page species accounts with image of adult insect for almost 400 species, and taxonomy not found in other popular works A section geared toward educators, biology, "Caterpillar Projects" An indispensable resource for all who seek an easy-to-use guide to the caterpillars of this vast region Comstock Publishing.
The book provides considerable information on the distribution, biology, and taxonomy of caterpillars beyond that available in other popular works on Eastern butterflies and moths. Dozens of new foodplant records are presented and erroneous records are corrected. Princeton. Rodale Press.
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Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants
Pollination Press LLC
#ad - Organized by plant communities, northeast and southern Canada and the pollinators, Great Lakes region, the book profiles over 65 perennial native plants of the Midwest, beneficial insects and flower visitors the plants attract. With its easy-to-use format, the book provides the reader with information on how to attract, plant for and identify pollinators with native plants.
Rodale Press. This is the first comprehensive book to illustrate the specific relationships between native pollinators and native plants. Princeton. Beautifully designed and illustrated with over 1600 photos of plants and insects, the book includes information on pollination, types of pollinators and beneficial insects, pollinator habitat and conservation as well as pollinator landscape plans.Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants
#ad - This is an important book for gardeners, students, identifying, native plant enthusiasts, landscape restoration professionals, small fruit and vegetable growers and farmers who are interested in attracting, supporting or planting for pollinators. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees.
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Natural Enemies Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Biological Pest Control Publication
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources
#ad - Comstock Publishing. Rodale Press. Princeton. The natural enemies handbook has endured as the most comprehensive guide to biological control agents ever made available to practitioners. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. This practical guide helps you identify and understand the biology of predators, and antagonists that help control specific insect, pathogens, nematode, parasites, competitors, pathogen, or weed pests.
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Good Bug Bad Bug: Who's Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically All you need to know about the insects in your garden
St. Lynn's Press
#ad - Rodale Press. Includes strategies for dealing with the “new bugs in town, ” those worrisome strangers that are starting to show up due to climate change and some that have just flown in from abroad. The 2nd edition contains a number of color photographs not seen in the 1st edition and presents three new "bad bugs" to add to the rogues gallery of insect pests.
Additional "bad bugs" to be found in the 2nd edition:The Grasshopper- which causes significant damage to the gardens of North America and can fly for miles. The lygus bug - another significant North American pest, berries, doing great damage to fruits, vegetables and flowers; especially prolific in the South.Good Bug Bad Bug: Who's Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically All you need to know about the insects in your garden
#ad - The brown marmoratted stink bug - a recent arrival from Asia that feeds on fruits, berries and flowers, vegetables, and has a nasty habit of invading our homes. Princeton. Comstock Publishing. Good bug bad bug, updated 2nd edition, is an indispensable field guide for quickly and easily identifying the most common invasive and beneficial insects in the garden; plus the best organic advice on how to attract the good guys and manage the bad guys - without reaching for the toxic chemicals.
Sturdy enough to take into the garden for easy reference. Forty-one bugs, presented in full color on laminated card stock, with concealed wire binding. An attractive gift book for adults and curious kids alike. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees.
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What's Wrong With My Plant? And How Do I Fix It?: A Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies What’s Wrong Series
#ad - Rodale Press. Princeton. This innovative and easy-to-use guide presents easy-to-follow, illustrated flow charts to accurately diagnose the problem, damaged, and photographs and drawings of stressed, clear and 100% organic solutions, and diseased plants to help with accurate comparison. Learn how to become a plant doctor—no Ph.
D. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. Requiredwhat's wrong with my plant? and how Do I Fix It? provides an easy system for visually diagnosing anygarden plant problem and matching it to the right cure. By offering 100% organic solutions to over 400 plant maladies, this book is the go to source whenever your plants are a little under the weather. What's Wrong With My Plant? And How Do I Fix It?: A Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies What’s Wrong Series
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