The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife

The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife Author Nancy Lawson
ISBN-10 1616895543
ISBN-13 9781616895549
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Princeton Architectural Press
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In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and how to welcome wildlife to our backyards Through engaging anecdotes and inspired advice profiles of home gardeners throughout the country and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists Lawson applies the broader lessons of ecology to our own outdoor spaces Detailed chapters address planting for wildlife by choosing native species providing habitats that shelter baby animals as well as birds bees and butterflies creating safe zones in the garden cohabiting with creatures often regarded as pests letting nature be your garden designer and encouraging natural processes and evolution in the garden The Humane Gardener fills a unique niche in describing simple principles for both attracting wildlife and peacefully resolving conflicts with all the creatures that share our world

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