Garden Pest & Disease Control - An Essential NZ Guide by Bill Brett


A must have book for NZ Gardeners!

Garden Pest & Disease Control - Essential NZ Guide, by Bill Brett

Identification ~ Prevention ~ Control

Pesticides - Synthetic & Organic

Cost Effectiveness Comparisons

The book covers all aspects of pest and disease control
Identification – the largest range of garden problems published in a New Zealand book, described in detail and illustrated with some 240 photos. All science proven methods of prevention, a detailed description of all pests and diseases commonly found in New Zealand gardens, a detailed description of all brands of all pesticides distributed in New Zealand, legislation covering pesticides and obligation of suppliers, retailers, and users.

Quick reference charts – star rated comparison of cost effectiveness of all products approved for each vegetable, fruit, and ornamental group. By each host plant – vegetable, fruit, ornamental, by product, by pest or disease, science based organic options, withholding periods for each product on each vegetable and fruit, compatibility chart, preferred product for each crop including organic option, spray programmes for applicable crops including organic option, weed control by situation and weed.


A beautifully presented 380 page book, with colour photos.


"Written by an experienced horticulturist with a sensitivity to the concerns and motivations of gardeners throughout New Zealand, Bill Brett's new book will be the standard reference for all gardeners who wish to improve their knowledge in this important aspect of their hobby or vocation" Philip Yates ONZM D.Sc FNZIM


ISBN: 978-0-9941399-5-5


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All prices are in NZD

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