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