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Gardening Canada

Garden Bugs of Alberta

Gardening to Attract, Repel and Control

by (author) Ken Fry, Doug Macaulay & Don Williamson

Publisher
Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Feb 2008
Category
Canada, Insects & Spiders, Techniques
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551055862
    Publish Date
    Feb 2008
    List Price
    $21.95

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Description

People too often only perceive bugs as unattractive alien species that should be crushed or sprayed with toxins. However, many common bugs found in your garden are essential predators, necessary to keep plant-attacking insects under control. Learn about the good guys and the bad guys of the Alberta garden in this entertaining and informative book.

About the authors

Douglas Macaulay works as an Alberta Agriculture agroforester in Peace River country, where he helps farmers manage, understand and identify the beneficial and pest insects they encounter. Avocationally, Doug is a keen lepidopterist (i.e., he studies butterflies and moths) and spends volunteer time monitoring species populations. He has a degree in Biology from the University of Alberta.

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