of New Zealand
WALK through your garden will never be the same again when you're
equipped with this compact, fully-illustrated guide to the insects
commonly spotted in New Zealand.
Fifty five insects are
featured and each one is identified with clear photos and intriguing
facts. Did you know that our locusts, for example, are loners? Unlike
overseas, they never swarm. Or that early Maori made bread from
The only worrying aspect
is how beautiful some of the traditional garden nasties look up
close - there's one photo of a white cabbage butterfly perched on
an orange flower that makes it look almost pretty!
Gardener, Issue 91, January 31-February 13, 2002, Page 30
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH