Gardening for a Greener Planet: A Chemical-free Approach
This is a complete guide to creating fertile gardens free of both pests and chemicals. Using a technique known as integrated pest management, environmentally concerned gardeners can protect food and foliage from destructive garden insects without contaminating it with toxins. This book explains how to employ natural methods such as beneficial insects and other organisms, companion planting, minerals and soaps, and non-chemical pesticides in the war against garden-hungry pests.
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