Attracting Butterflies Hummingbirds to Your Backyard

Attracting Butterflies   Hummingbirds to Your Backyard Author Sally Roth
ISBN-10 0875968880
Release 2002-10-24
Pages 304
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Explains how to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the backyard garden by creating an ideal habitat and provides a field guide to the sixteen hummingbird species and seventy-five common butterfly species that make North America their home.



Ortho s All about Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies

Ortho s All about Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies Author Ortho's
ISBN-10 0897214560
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 96
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Describes the nature of hummingbirds and butterflies and how to create a yard with plants, water, and feeding stations to attract them.



Creating a Butterfly Garden

Creating a Butterfly Garden Author Marcus Schneck
ISBN-10 9780671892463
Release 1994-05-06
Pages 80
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Practical and beautiful, this book shows how to attract butterflies to a back yard garden--and turn it into a fluttering paradise. Marcus Schneck explains the life cycles, migration patterns, and mating behavior of these creatures, and offers invaluable information on everything from pesticide-free garden maintenance to the use of feeders.



Projects for the Birder s Garden

Projects for the Birder s Garden Author Fern Marshall Bradley
ISBN-10 0899093922
Release 2004
Pages 312
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Want to create your own private nature preserve, full of cardinals, chickadees, goldfinches, and other feathered friends that will come to think of your backyard as home? You'll find out just how to do it in Projects for the Birder's Garden - packed full of affordable, doable projects guaranteed to turn your yard into a bird magnet. You'll find more than 100 great projects in this book, including how to craft a simple feeder, whip up a bird treat, add a burbling water feature, create a garden of natural materials for bird nests, or build a wooden birdhouse. The simple pleasure of viewing birds in your backyard is something to treasure every day of the year. With Projects for the Birder's Garden, you'll discover hundreds of hand-on ideas to increase your enjoyment of this soul-satisfying pastime - as well as increase the number of birds flocking to your yard!



Attracting Birds Butterflies Other Winged Wonders to Your Backyard

Attracting Birds  Butterflies   Other Winged Wonders to Your Backyard Author Kris Wetherbee
ISBN-10 1579908101
Release 2006-02-01
Pages 176
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Any garden can become a more beautiful and welcoming haven for winged wildlife with the extensive information and 30 projects found within these attractive pages. Birds, butterflies, and dragonflies will come flocking to the yard when gardeners follow the advice on adding plants, water features, and other creature comforts to the landscape. Supplemental charts detail the plants' key characteristic, and there are sample plans for designing lovely hummingbird, songbird, and butterfly gardens.



Creating a Hummingbird Garden

Creating a Hummingbird Garden Author Marcus Schneck
ISBN-10 9780671892456
Release 1994-05-06
Pages 80
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Describes the kinds of flowers that attract hummingbirds, looks at hummingbird characteristics and behavior, and suggests specific plantings



The Art of Butterfly Gardening

The Art of Butterfly Gardening Author Mathew Tekulsky
ISBN-10 9781632209009
Release 2015-04-14
Pages 208
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Butterfly gardening is the practice of attracting beautiful butterflies to your garden by growing common plants and flowers that they use for food and nectar. This fun and wonderfully simple activity will bring color, light, and beauty to your garden and home. With the relaxing and rewarding qualities of this outdoor hobby, it’s not hard to see why it’s sweeping the nation and growing in popularity. Mathew Tekulsky’s The Butterfly Garden is a complete, step-by-step guide to gardening for butterflies. You’ll learn about: • The butterfly life cycle, habitats, and behaviors • Choosing and obtaining food and nectar sources • Designing your garden • Options for country, suburban, and city gardens • Fifty common garden butterflies and the plants they like • Butterfly observation and conservation This guide will teach you everything you need to get started—whether you’re a suburban resident, the owner of a small urban garden, an apartment dweller, or a keeper of a country estate, you can enjoy frequent butterfly visits to your garden or window box. The key, Tekulsky believes, is learning some basic knowledge of butterfly characteristics and behavior and knowing how to meet the needs of the butterfly species most common in your neighborhood. Not only is butterfly gardening one of the easiest ways to enjoy these enchanting creatures, but it’s also a wonderful way to help conserve natural butterfly populations for generations to come. Learn how to create your own beautiful butterfly garden today!



Butterflies in the Backyard

Butterflies in the Backyard Author Scott Shalaway
ISBN-10 9780811750912
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 86
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Part natural history, part gardening guide, Butterflies in the Backyard contains solid information on butterfly behavior and habitats, and also explains in careful detail how to attract these lovely creatures to your backyard with plants and feeders. Includes up-to-date information on migration and conservation efforts, as well as an identification guide for the most common North American species.



Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard

Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard Author Marcus Schneck
ISBN-10 9781591866176
Release 2014-03-15
Pages 160
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DIVIn Attracting Wildlife, longtime birding and wildlife author Marcus Schneck provides a charming blend of stylized illustrations, color photos, and helpful text offering fun, educational family activities for attracting your favorite critters to your property./div



Bird by Bird Gardening

Bird by Bird Gardening Author Sally Roth
ISBN-10 1594866201
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Bird by Bird Gardening has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Bird by Bird Gardening also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Bird by Bird Gardening book for free.



Homesteading

Homesteading Author Abigail R. Gehring
ISBN-10 9781602397477
Release 2009
Pages 456
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A companion guide to the best-selling Back to Basics shares recommendations for identifying and incorporating green lifestyle choices, covering practices ranging from container gardening and keeping chickens to using rainwater and supporting sustainable restaurants.



A Backyard Flower Garden for Kids

A Backyard Flower Garden for Kids Author Amie Jane Leavitt
ISBN-10 9781612282558
Release 2009-09-01
Pages 48
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Riding bikes, hiking, and playing sports aren’t the only things you can do in the great outdoors. If you’d like a relaxing, rewarding way to spend time outside, you could start your very own flower garden. Follow these step-by-step instructions for preparing your garden plot and choosing flowers for shady and sunny locations, plus maintaining your garden by weeding, watering, and deadheading. Discover the difference between annuals and perennials, and find out what to plant to attract colorful birds and butterflies. Decorate your own gardening gloves and belt for carrying the tools you’ll need to maintain a garden once it starts to grow. Whether you’re planting in a big backyard or in containers that you can keep indoors, you can reap the rewards of successful flower gardening.



Self Sufficiency

Self Sufficiency Author Abigail R. Gehring
ISBN-10 9781602399990
Release 2010
Pages 458
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Addresses today's increasing awareness about green lifestyles to share instructions for environmentally responsible and organic skills, from planting a family garden and implementing wind and solar energy utilities to building furniture and enjoying natural crafts.



Better backyard a citizen s resource guide to beneficial landscaping and habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed

Better backyard a citizen s resource guide to beneficial landscaping and habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed Author
ISBN-10 9781428902398
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Better backyard a citizen s resource guide to beneficial landscaping and habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Better backyard a citizen s resource guide to beneficial landscaping and habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Better backyard a citizen s resource guide to beneficial landscaping and habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed book for free.



Chesapeake Gardening and Landscaping

Chesapeake Gardening and Landscaping Author Barbara W. Ellis
ISBN-10 9781469620985
Release 2015-03-30
Pages 328
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What if, one step at a time, we could make our gardens and landscapes more eco-friendly? Barbara W. Ellis's colorful, comprehensive guide shows homeowners, gardeners, garden designers, and landscapers how to do just that for the large and beautiful Chesapeake Bay watershed region. This area includes Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and part of West Virginia (translating to portions of USDA Zones 6, 7, and 8). Here, mid-Atlantic gardeners, from beginners to advanced, will find the essential tools for taking steps to make their gardens part of the solution through long-term planning and planting. The guide is built from the ground up around six simple but powerful principles that anyone can use: * Reduce lawn * Build plant diversity * Grow native plants * Manage water runoff * Welcome wildlife * Garden wisely Included are detailed instructions for assessing and designing your particular garden or landscape site; choosing and caring for trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, and flowers; and succeeding with such conditions as shade or poor soil. From rain gardens to woodland gardens, meadow gardens to wildlife gardens, and much more, this indispensable guide features more than 300 color photographs.



101 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet Before You re 12

101 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet Before You re 12 Author Joanne O'Sullivan
ISBN-10 1579908616
Release 2009
Pages 143
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Presents ideas to protect the planet by doing simple things such as cutting down on water use, starting a compost bin, and creating litter-free lunches.



Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida Author Roger L. Hammer
ISBN-10 0813060249
Release 2015
Pages 280
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From groundcovers to large trees, from soil requirements to effective seeding and frost-protection strategies, the author catalogues 200 of the best plants for luring hummingbirds and butterflies into even the smallest yards. The book offers helpful tips for beginning and establishing a thriving refuge that is easy to maintain, and the selection of exotic plants are all safe for use in Florida. --