While pests are an inevitable part of vegetable gardening, proper planning, planting, and management can reduce their numbers and impact. This booklet outlines gardening practices that can give your plants the head start they need to shrug off insects and diseases. Discusses chemical and nonchemical pest control measures; includes color pictures and descriptions of common pests, diseases, and deficiencies in Maine garden crops. 20 pages. © 2009 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
From UMaine Extension