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by Sheila Daar,Helga Olkowski,William Olkowski
- ISBN: 1600855008
- Category: Crafts & Home
- Author: Sheila Daar,Helga Olkowski,William Olkowski
- Subcategory: Gardening & Landscape Design
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Taunton Press; Revised, Updated edition (March 5, 2013)
- Pages: 400 pages
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- Rating: 4.1
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William Olkowski, Sheila Daar, and Helga Olkowski each have over 40 years’ experience designing least-toxic management programs against invertebrate, microbial and vertebrate pests, in a wide range of urban and rural settings.
William Olkowski, Sheila Daar, and Helga Olkowski each have over 40 years’ experience designing least-toxic management programs against invertebrate, microbial and vertebrate pests, in a wide range of urban and rural settings. They are founders of the Bio-Integral Resource Center (BIRC) in Berkeley, California, publisher two international periodicals on environmentally sound pest control: The IPM Practitioner and Common Sense Pest Control Quarterly.
Publications His books include Common Sense Pest Control and The Gardeners Guide to Least Toxic Pest Control", The Integral Urban House, and The City People’s Book of Raising Food, among others.
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This important resource gives homeowners hundreds of environmentally effective ways to control garden pests. Here are all the no- to low-toxicity remedies for ridding lawns, gardens, and trees of dest.
'However, unlike many popular books on pest management, this one includes not only directions for managing individual pests, but also pest management theory. It's like the difference between being given a fish and learning to fish.' - San Francisco Chronicle
'This guide walks you through what you need to know to claim control of your garden without harsh chemicals.'- Houston Lifestyles & Homes
'This book gives gardeners a logical framework and solid information to help you deal with pests and diseases you will inevitably encounter in your garden.' - Scott Aker, Horticulturist, The American Gardner
'The reader learns the right chemicals, microbial, inorganic, organic and botanical tools for each task. The uses and dangers of each method - with an explanation of chemical toxicity levels - are detailed enough for the gardner to make truly informed decisions on pest control.' - Fort Collins Coloradoan
An indispensible guide every gardener, landscape professional, and small farmer in America should have. Before pests wreak havoc on your property, you’ll want to have the latest revised and completely updated edition of The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control. It’s your secret weapon for safeguarding ornamentals and edibles.
Identify the problem before it’s too late. This easy-to-use guide walks you through everything you need to know to take control of your plantings without using harsh chemicals. Learn eco-friendly ways to deal with all the pests, insects, and diseases that can afflict tomatoes and vegetable gardens, flowering plants and shrubs, roses, lawns and shade trees.
A thoughtful approach to pest management. In-depth chapters include an introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM), safe and sane weed management, and overall best treatments. Know all the possible solutions to the problem you’re facing, ranging from indirect strategies such as pruning to direct physical and biological controls to least-toxic chemical controls.
Smart strategies to remedy what’s ailing your garden. The trend today is away from strong chemical combatants and toward more natural, or at least, less toxic approaches to a healthy garden. For these eco-friendly gardeners and homeowners, The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Controls provides solutions that deal with immediate problems with fewer unintended consequences that can cause long-lasting damage.