Pest & invasive plant watch
Garden Bugs of Alberta (British Columbia and Ontario also available): Gardening to Attract, Repel and Control by Doug Macaulay, Ken Fry & Don Williamson, Lone Pine Publishing, 224 pages, paper, $21.95.
Invasive Plants: Guide to Identification and the Impacts and Control of Common North American Species
by Sylvan Ramsey Kaufman & Wallace Kaufman, Stackpole Books, 458 pages, paper, $43.95.
Seeds of Diversity
Seeds: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Sucessfully from Seed
by Jekka McVicar, Kyle Cathie Ltd., 256 pages, softcover, $34.95.
Shrubs and trees
Growing Trees from Seed: A Practical Guide to Growing Native Trees, Vines and Shrubs
by Henry Kock, Paul Aird and John Ambrose, Firefly Books, 280 pages, hardcover, $45.
Attract Backyard Garden Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation: Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat
Welcoming Wildlife to the Garden: Creating Backyard & Balcony Habitats for Wildlife
by Catherine J. Johnson, Susan McDiarmid & Edward R. Turner, Hartley & Marks, 224 pages, paper, $29.95.
Wild About Gardening: Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Wildlife Gardener's Guide
by Janet Marinelli, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 120 pages, paper, $10.95.