Insects and Gardens: In Pursuit of a Garden Ecology (Paperback)

In Pursuit of a Garden Ecology

By Eric Grissell

Timber Press (OR), 9780881927689, 345pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2006



Professional entomologist and amateur gardener Eric Grissell suggests that it might be time to declare a truce with the insects in our lives. With a sound basis in science and a practical grounding in gardening experience, Grissell introduces the reader to the role of insects in garden ecology. His insightful account of insect biology is supported by gorgeous photographs, which reveal a captivating beauty and illustrate the vital interdependence between insects and plants. Now available in paperback, this book will be loved by anyone seeking a greater appreciation and understanding of these often-maligned garden visitors.