In this collection of cures and controls for combating more than 101 different yard invaders, Jerry Baker shares simple tips and tricks to banish bugs and other critters from lawns and gardens--and almost all the ingredients can be found in the kitchen cabinet. With homemade mixes, common products, and "old-fashioned grow-how," gardeners learn how to eliminate virtually any pest problem. Fixes are arranged by yard area afflicted, so a solution can be found as soon as symptoms are seen. Other features include "This Is Their Life" pest profiles, "Grandma Knew Best" folk remedies, 80 "Thug Buster" recipes for ridding the garden of the peskiest pests, and "Ask Jerry" answers for common troubleshooting. Whether the uninvited guests are insects, rodents, or even larger mammals such as deer, these safe, natural, do-it-yourself tonics leave yards garden-party ready.
Jerry Baker is the author of more than 50 books--including "Jerry Baker's Giant Book of Garden Solutions," "Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic," and "Jerry Baker's Old Time Gardening Wisdom--"and his gardening specials have been widely televised on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.