The New Gardening for Wildlife
A Guide for Nature LoversBook - 2000
The New Gardening for Wildlife will help nature enthusiasts create a garden that welcomes butterflies, birds, chipmunks, and more. This classic book is back by popular demand, completely revised and updated along with new photographs and a color insert. Author Bill Merilees covers every aspect of attracting backyard wildlife, from the characteristics of each species to its feeding habits and favorite environments. You will find information on everything from building toad holes to bat roosts. This update version includes: Recipes for bird food mixtures Advice on the best placement of plants, birdhouses and baths Tips on wildlife gardening for apartment dwellers Diagrams for the construction of creature-friendly structures such as bird feeders and rabbit burrows A special chapter on caring for sick and injured animals by the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC Color photographs, interesting sidebars, and chapters divided by animal type make this book both comprehensive and informative. It is certain to enhance every gardener's enjoyment of the outdoors.
Publisher: Vancouver : Whitecap Books, c2000
Branch Call Number: 635.96 Mer 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 182 p. :,ill. (some col.)
Alternative Title: Gardening for wildlife