Bees, Wasps, and Ants

The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens
by Eric Grissell

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Few insects are more important than bees, wasps, and ants. They maintain the garden’s biological balance, fertilize vegetables, fruits, and flowers, and recycle nutrients within the soil. It’s no exaggeration to say that a garden can’t be understood without an understanding of its insects. Bees, Wasps, and Ants explores the importance...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 336

Publication Date 06/30/2010

ISBN 9781604699104

Dimensions 6 inches x 9 inches

“Grissell brings years of study and an infectious enthusiasm to this beautifully illustrated volume.” —SciTech Book News

“From the impact of insects on our lives to their biology and families, this is packed with detailed information tailored to gardener and growing interests, and thus is recommended for home and garden collections as well as any science library.” —Bookwatch

“An introduction to the myriad species of these insects and all they do in your garden. This book will give you new appreciation and a deeper understanding of their vital roles on this planet.” —The American Gardener

“This book provides an entertaining and useful introduction to a vast portion of the insect world.” —Garden in a City