What’s Wrong with my Vegetable Garden?
David Deardorff & Kathryn Wadsworth
Ever find yourself looking at a greyish leaf or a pattern of insect damage on a plant and asking yourself what’s going wrong? In my backyard I invariably find myself fighting the battle of powdery mildew, though blossom end-rot has also kicked over my zukes from time to time. But sometimes even when I can identify that there *is* a problem, I’m not entirely sure *what* the problem is, or how I might start to deal with it. Here is where a gardening handbook such as this comes in handy.
This richly photographed book is divided into three main sections with the goals of helping you to:
As this book was just released in December, I haven’t had a chance to use it in my gardening action yet – but I am hoping that instead of leafing through interminable Internet resources (many of which contradict each other on problems and solution) this summer, I will instead be able to use this as my one-stop reference guide for diagnosing and taking action on plant and pest problems .