Butterfly gardening: creating summer magic in your garden

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Sierra Club Books ;
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English
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This revised edition of the classic handbook describes how to attract butterflies and other beneficial and beautiful insects to your garden. It presents everything the gardener needs to know to create intricate, small-scale ecosystems in an urban or suburban setting that can substitute for the rapidly vanishing habitats that are essential to the survival of butterflies. Contributors to this volume include Miriam Rothschild, an eminent entomologist, avid butterfly gardener, and expert in wildflower conservation, who describes the life cycle of butterflies, how and what they see, and how this relates to "gardening with butterflies." Landscape architect Mary Booth provides imaginative garden designs and easy-to-follow directions for designing and planting. Edward S. Ross, pioneer of close-up nature photography, discusses observing and photographing butterflies. The book also includes a "Master Plant List" of species that attract butterflies, butterfly food plants listed by geographic region, seed and plant resources, a list of gardening and conservation organizations, and a bibliography of books and periodicals about butterflies.
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087156615
9780871569752
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subject_facet Butterflies, Butterfly gardening, Gardening to attract wildlife
title_display Butterfly gardening : creating summer magic in your garden
title_full Butterfly gardening : creating summer magic in your garden / created by the Xerces Society in association with the Smithsonian Institution
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