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Garden Bugs of Ontario - Gardening to Attract, Repel and Control

Garden Bugs of Ontario - Gardening to Attract, Repel and Control

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Bugs in the garden can be annoying, frightening, entertaining and mysterious. This handy little book features more than 130 bugs that commonly appear in Ontario gardens, the good, the bad and the ugly. Each illustrated account features species identification and life history, as well as a description of the bug’s activities in your garden. Harmful bugs and beneficial bugs are identified, as are tips and techniques to get rid of them or attract them.


From the back cover:

Gardening to attract the most beautiful bugs and repel the worst pests.

Entomologist, butterfly curator, and instructor Leslie Foster from Niagara Falls has teamed up with entomology instructor Ken Fry and entomologist Doug Macaulay to present you with the ultimate garden bug book for Ontario:

  • 130 or so species of the good, the bad, and the ugly bugs
  • tips on identifying the creatures and their prey or predators, plus where you'll find them
  • helpful advice on attracting good critters to your space or controlling the bad ones
  • an Integrated Pest Management approach to enhancing the harmony of your backyard ecosystem
  • factoids on garden lore, insect-human relations and interesting tidbits
  • beautiful, full-colour illustrations of the various life stages of the bugs


Pages: 224

Authors: Leslie Proctor Foster (main author), with Ken Fry and Doug Macaulay

Publishers: Lone Pine Publishing

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