The Wildlife-Friendly Garden

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9780007215973: The Wildlife-Friendly Garden

Full of helpful expert advice and many practical projects, this new paperback edition of the successful hardback is a fascinating illustrated guide to 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 and inspiring book, you can create not only a fascinating miniature nature reserve but also an attractive garden, bursting with interest and life. The contents include: The Garden Habitat - introducing wildlife-friendly features and designing your own miniature conservation area; Garden Mammals - attracting, feeding and caring for mammals; Garden Birds - the variety of birds you can attract to your garden and tips on how to care for them; Garden Amphibians and Reptiles - encouraging these species and their role as pest destroyers. The 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; Making a compost heap. This popular title will inspire adults and children to transform their garden into a wildlife-friendly haven.

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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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