The Gardener's Guide to Plant Diseases: Earth-Safe Remedies

The Gardener's Guide to Plant Diseases: Earth-Safe Remedies

by Barbara Pleasant
     
 

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This easy-to-use reference will help you identify and control more than 50 of the most common diseases that can afflict your garden’s plants. With expert advice on dealing with everything from foliar diseases and airborne pathogens to nematodes and insect-vectored bacterial diseases, Barbara Pleasant offers a variety of simple, inexpensive, and organic…  See more details below

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This easy-to-use reference will help you identify and control more than 50 of the most common diseases that can afflict your garden’s plants. With expert advice on dealing with everything from foliar diseases and airborne pathogens to nematodes and insect-vectored bacterial diseases, Barbara Pleasant offers a variety of simple, inexpensive, and organic treatments that will effectively combat disease and prevent its recurrence. You’ll quickly become skilled at nurturing your plants through the ravages disease can bring and enjoy a healthy and thriving garden. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882662749
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/02/1995
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Barbara Pleasant has been covering organic gardening and self-sufficient living for more than 30 years. A contributing editor to Mother Earth News, Pleasant has garnered multiple awards from the Garden Writers Association and the American Nursery and Landscape Association. She has written books on topics ranging from compost to weeds, including Plant to Preserve, Starter Vegetable Gardens, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide (with Deborah L. Martin), The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual, The Gardener’s Bug Book, The Gardener’s Weed Book, The Gardener’s Guide to Plant Diseases, and Garden Stone. Her columns and articles appear regularly in Mother Earth Living magazine and at GrowVeg.com and on other informational websites. Pleasant lives in Virginia, where she grows vegetables, herbs, and fruits along with a few chickens, who all have names. 

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