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Gardening for Butterflies : How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects (Paperback)
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Can gardening change the world? It certainly can when it comes to butterflies. Butterflies are in danger. The most striking example if the iconic monarch butterfly, whose population has declined by 80 percent across North America since the mid-1990s due to loss of habitat. But everyone who has a garden can do their part to make a difference, and Gardening for Butterflies shows exactly how. This optimistic call to arms by the experts at the Xerces Society provides home gardeners with everything they need to create a beautiful, beneficial, butterfly-filled garden. They first explain why butterflies matter and why they are in trouble and then detail what they need to survive. Home gardeners will learn how to design a butterfly garden no matter the size of their space. Hundreds of plants for all of North America are profiled, with color photographs and growing information, along with tips on selection, installation, and maintenance. This full-color, hardworking guide is a must-have for anyone who wants to help bring back the butterflies!
Number of Pages: 287
Genre: Gardening, Nature
Sub-Genre: Garden Design, Butterflies + Moths, Organic
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Scott Hoffman Black & Brianna Borders & Candace Fallon & Eric Lee-Mader
Street Date: March 23, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-8093
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