Wildlife in your Garden

Wildlife in your Garden

Planting and Landscaping to Create A Backyard Sanctuary

Book - 2016
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Baker & Taylor
Presents advice on designing a garden to attract different types of birds and beneficial animals, discussing the relationship between plants and animals, the importance of insects, reptiles, and amphibians, and the feeders, water sources, and shelter structures that can be used.

Perseus Publishing
Imagine a thriving flower garden in your backyard, bursting with vibrantly colored blooms and lush green leaves. Now imagine the same garden, alive with buzzing and flapping and chirping. Imagine the ecological impact of encouraging natural pollinators to do their jobs. Imagine the excitement of watching your garden become a hub of activity and learning about all of its different visitors. For those who relish observing nature in action, planning a garden to attract certain types of wildlife can bring daily enjoyment right into the backyard.

Inside Wildlife in Your Garden:

Birdscaping”planning and planting with birds in mind

A special section on hummingbirds that includes an illustrated guide to twelve common types

Identifying common backyard birds from the popular to the obscure

Using binoculars and field guides to identify birds by sight and by calls

Different types of pollination

Plants and food crops that depend on pollination

Plants to attract bees by season

Gardening for butterflies at different life stages

How bats and moths take over pollination duties at night

Natural ways to protect your garden from pests and discourage harmful wildlife

Publisher: Irvine, CA :, i-5 Publishing,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781620081389
Characteristics: 238 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lanier, Karen 1975-- Editor


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