Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects
ISBN: 1604695986
EAN13: 9781604695984
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
No matter the size or shape of your growing area, this new title will guide you through creating a butterfly-friendly space. -- Mother Earth News Welcome the world's most exquisite visitors to your garden Gardening for Butterflies , by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of butterflies who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive. This optimistic call to arms is packed with everything you need to create a beautiful, beneficial, butterfly-filled garden. You will learn why butterflies matter, why they are in danger, and what simple steps we can take to make a difference. You'll also learn how to choose the right plants, how to design a butterfly-friendly garden, and how to create a garden that flutters and flourishes with life.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Create a garden that flutters with life! Protect and nurture the best-loved of garden guests: butterflies, nature's kaleidoscopes with wings. The Xerces Society introduces you to a variety of butterflies who need our help, and provides suggestions for native plants to attract them, habitat designs to help them thrive, and garden practices to accommodate all their stages of life. Join the effort to conserve butterflies and moths, and learn proven strategies for welcoming these extraordinary visitors.
From the front Cover Create a garden that flutters with life! Protect and nurture the best-loved of garden guests: butterflies, nature's kaleidoscopes with wings. The Xerces Society introduces you to a variety of butterflies who need our help, and provides suggestions for native plants to attract them, habitat designs to help them thrive, and garden practices to accommodate all their stages of life. Join the effort to conserve butterflies and moths, and learn proven strategies for welcoming these extraordinary visitors.