Full of helpful expert advice and numerous practical projects, this is a fascinating pocket-sized guide to identifying and encouraging wildlife into your garden, whether you live in the town or the country.
Our gardens have become an important nature conservation area for animals, insects and plants, especially as many natural habitats are being destroyed. With the help of this practical, pocket-sized book, you can create not only a fascinating miniature nature reserve but also an attractive garden.
• The Garden Habitat
• Amphibians and Reptiles
• Insects and Invertebrates
Projects and special features include:
– Creating a wildflower meadow or wildlife pond
– Looking after injured, baby and hibernating hedgehogs
– Making a bat roost or bat box, and siting it
– Planting a butterfly garden
– Making a compost heap
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Michael Chinery is a well-known naturalist and the author of numerous books on insects and garden wildlife, including Collins Field Guide Insects and Collins Nature Guide Garden Wildlife. For many years he ran field courses designed to introduce people of all ages to the plant and animal life of the countryside.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007209908