Fed up of battling slugs in your garden? The Centre for Alternative Technology has published the latest edition of their “Little Book” series in ‘The Little Book of Garden Villains’ by Allen Shepherd. This book for green-minded gardeners covers all aspects of organic, eco-friendly pest control, including the usual suspects and how to identify them; pop psychology for gardeners with pest problems, and the four main strategies for plant protection. Cultural, biological and mechanical pest controls are described; plant and soil care; companion planting; and barrier methods are also covered. Priced at £4.99, The book is great for anyone, from complete novice to green-fingered expert, who wants to garden chemical-free.
01654 705980, www.cat.org.uk/catpubs
First published issue 47 (Winter 2006)
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