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Garden Pests & Diseases
If you have a home, an apartment, a garden, or a pet (or, in some cases, housemates or tenants), you've probably got pests.    And if you want to control pests, there's no need to poison yourself. While the Green Revolution and DDT and other pesticides dominated the world of agribusiness, thoughtful scientists world-wide were simultanously and silently working on "Integrated Pest Management", which is often as effective as pesticides at reducing or eliminating pests.
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Natural Pest Control: Alternatives to Chemicals for the Home and Garden

Natural Pest Control:
Alternatives to Chemicals for the Home and Garden

by Andy Lopez
Paperback (1998)

Don't Panic ...It's Organic!    This book will help expand your awareness between the insect world and the human world while at the same time help you to reduce chemicals from your home and garden environment.   I consider this book my survival book for the 22nd Century!

Common-Sense Pest Control

Common-Sense Pest Control
by William Olkowski, Sheila Daar, Helga Olkowski
Hardcover (1991)

From ridding your apartment of cockroaches to dealing with the regional deforestation threats of Gypsy Moths, this is the authoritative book on how to control pests by using the natural mechanisms of control that have kept our planet from being savaged, prior to our human disruptions.

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The Gardener's Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control The Gardener's Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control
by William Olkowski, Sheila Daar, Helga Olkowski
Paperback (1996)
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 destructive invaders.   From microscopic organisms that case plant-killing blights to burrowing moles that destroy gardents and lawns, readers find solutions to all their pest problems.  Excellent resource for Integrated Pest Management.   Reader review

Dead Snails Leave No Trails: Natural Pest Control for Home and Garden

Dead Snails Leave No Trails:
Natural Pest Control for Home and Garden

by Loren Nancarrow, Janet Taylor
Paperback (1996)

How-To Editor's Recommended Book -   No, this isn't a slimy murder mystery!   Here's a guide to natural pest control in your home and garden (and even on your pets).   It offers simple techniques to help you avoid the use of toxic pesticides and chemicals around the house, and is a welcome alternative to the old "Kills Them Dead" mentality of poison sprays and powders common in the past (which is where they should be -- the past).     Here's the guide you've been waiting for!

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