Brightly colored flowers, rich soil, and delicious nectar, the garden landscape is a bug’s paradise. It attracts the ones we want to see—like bees, butterflies, and lady beetles—but also the ones we don’t, such as grasshoppers, spider mites, and snails. Keep this convenient guide to garden bugs and insects close at hand. Designed for ease of use, the tabbed booklet is organized by group for quick identification. Narrow your choices by group, and view just a few creepy-crawlies at a time. The professional photographs showcase more than 150 species. Written by acclaimed author and expert entomologist Jaret C. Daniels, Garden Bugs & Insects of the Midwest features only species found in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
- Pocket-sized format—easier than laminated foldouts
- Professional photos showing key traits
- Easy-to-use information for even casual observers
- Tips to attract beneficial bugs and to repel damaging ones
Learn to keep your garden happy and healthy with this lightweight quick guide. Improve your identification skills and find out what to do about the bugs you see.