Texas Bug Book

Texas Bug Book
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Texas Bug Book

The Texas Bug Book is the complete guide for identifying and organically controlling some of the most commons insects of Texas. Authors Howard Garrett and Malcolm Beck highlight the many useful roles that bugs play in nature and offer proven organic remedies for infestations of pest insects.

By Howard Garrett and C. Malcolm Beck
Drawings by Gwen E. Gag

Drawing from experience and research, organic gardening experts Howard Garrett and Malcolm Beck give detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes and other critters. They also include striking color photos and black-and-white drawings to help you identify each bug. Garrett and Beck highlight the many useful roles that bugs play in nature and offer proven organic remedies for infestations of pest insects.

Reviews & Praise for Texas Bug Book

"Definitive ...This book is a must-have for any organic library!"

—Texas Organic News

"Overall this [book] is probably the best of its kind. Given the excellent photography and affordability, it is definitely worth the purchase."

—Whole Earth

"Texas Bug Book, unlike many of the characters it describes, is a keeper—highly recommended as a perfect companion volume to set beside your native plant books."

—Native Plant Society of Texas News

"If you plan on ever stepping outside, or staying inside, or going to bed, Texas Bug Book is a wealth of information you can't possibly live without."

—Austin American-Statesman

"This book is recommended essentially to all humans above the age of three. It conveys a wonderful message about our ecology and hope for living within our environment."

—Choice

Texas Bug Book is your complete guide for identifying and organically controlling all of the most common Texas insects. Drawing on years of practical experience and research, organic gardening experts Howard Garrett and Malcolm Beck give detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect Texas insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes, and other critters. They also include striking color photos and black-and-white drawings to help you identify each bug. Garrett and Beck highlight the many useful roles that bugs play in nature and offer proven organic remedies for infestations of pest insects. Copywrite from University Press.

Howard Garrett is a noted expert on natural organic growing, the author of fourteen books, a landscape architect, certified arborist, horticulturist, and natural organic practitioner in Dallas, Texas. He promotes his natural organic program and methods on the nationally syndicated radio program "The Dirt Doctor", on his natural organic website, www.dirtdoctor.com and through regional and national speaking engagements.

Malcolm Beck, of San Antonio, is the founder of Garden-Ville Fertilizer Company. Winner of the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence in 1997, he writes and speaks extensively on organic growing practices.

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