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How to Attract Wildlife & Birds into the Garden - A Practical Gardener's Guide for Animal Lovers, Including Planting Advice, Designs and 90 Step-by-step Projects, with 1700 Photographs (Hardcover) Loot Price: R413
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How to Attract Wildlife & Birds into the Garden - A Practical Gardener's Guide for Animal Lovers, Including Planting...

How to Attract Wildlife & Birds into the Garden - A Practical Gardener's Guide for Animal Lovers, Including Planting Advice, Designs and 90 Step-by-step Projects, with 1700 Photographs (Hardcover)

Christine Lavelle, Michael Lavelle

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This is a practical gardener's guide for animal lovers, including planting advice, designs and 90 step-by-step projects, with 1700 photographs. Turn your garden into a wildlife haven by growing the right plants to encourage beneficial insects, aquatic life, birds and animals. It includes illustrated directories of over 200 plant species, from annuals to climbers, with practical advice on cultivation and uses, plus 80 of the most common garden bird species, with identification illustrations and natural history information on distribution, size, distinguishing characteristics, behaviour, nesting, eggs and feeding habits. It includes practical step-by-step projects that show you how to make all kinds of birdhouses, bird tables, birdbaths, wildlife stacks and more. It features all the basic gardening techniques such as plant propagation, soil preparation, composting and general maintenance. Itis illustrated throughout with over 1700 practical colour artworks and photographs. One of the most enjoyable aspects of creating and maintaining a garden lies in the feeling of closeness to nature. Now, with this new book box set, you can encourage hidden birds, animal and insects to proliferate in your very own back garden. These two books, written by award-winning gardening experts, give clear advice on how to create a range of wildlife gardens, showing how adopting a few simple methods will produce a dazzling display of colour while helping native animal species. There are suggestions for the best flowers, shrubs, hedges and trees to attract birds, including a design for a garden border that will provide food throughout the seasons. Comprehensive directories explore over 200 beautiful garden plants, plus over 80 of the most common birds, insects and animals, from woodland and countryside locations to town and city environments. With its helpful practical advice and over 1700 photographs and illustrations, this is the ideal source book for gardeners, bird lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.

General

Imprint: Lorenz Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Christine Lavelle • Michael Lavelle
Dimensions: 236 x 178 x 53mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Volumes: 2
Pages: 528
ISBN-13: 978-0-7548-2372-8
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > General
Books > Earth & environment > The environment > Conservation of the environment > Conservation of wildlife & habitats > General
Books > Gardening > General
LSN: 0-7548-2372-5
Barcode: 9780754823728

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