Attracting Birds and Butterflies

Attracting Birds and Butterflies - Home Grown Gardening

Paperback (04 Feb 2020) | English

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A quick-reference guide to attracting birds and butterflies for gardeners with little experience and time.

In the eye of a bird or butterfly, the typical suburban landscape resembles an unfriendly desert. Closely mowed lawns, tightly clipped shrubs, raked-up borders, and deadheaded flowers mean no place to nest, no food to eat, and nowhere to hide. To the humans who live there, this means no bird songs, no colorful butterflies, no dazzling hummingbirds, no night-sparkling fireflies.
Creating a garden that welcomes these creatures may seem like a confusing and complicated task, but the principles involved are relatively simple. Essentially, wildlife needs food, water, and shelter, just like we do, and this lavishly illustrated guide shows which plants attract which creatures, and how to plant and care for them. 


Book information

ISBN: 9780358106425
Publisher: HMH Books
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pub date:
DEWEY: 638.5789
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 708g
Height: 184mm
Width: 232mm
Spine width: 16mm