Order out of chaos. Insects are a natural
part of gardening. But, all too often the habitat for these creatures is
missing and so the garden goes lacking, usually in beneficial insects.
Interested in how the two go together? So is entomologist,
Eric Grissell. He seems a little surprised to find out we are also
interested. This is a fascinating look at why we need the plants in our
gardens to attract the insects. Not a bug book really, because it is not
full of tedious plates of one bug after another. Rather this is a book
that attempts to get us to understand the delicate balance necessary to
have a successful garden with as little artificial intervention as
possible. His opinions are strong on how to go about this and frankly we
From Bees to Wasps, Mr. Grissell helps us understand how
the insects live, grow, feed and die. An easy to read and extremely entertaining book with
many unusual color photos.
If your garden is a little too quiet or overrun by some
unwanted garden pest this book can help you create a place more amenable
to you by making it more amenable to your beneficial insect friends.