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Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens

Author: Douglas W Tallamy
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the accelerating pace of development and subsequent habitat disruption, the pressures on wildlife populations are greater than they have ever been in our nation's history. The author confirms  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas W Tallamy
ISBN: 9780881928549 0881928542
OCLC Number: 105459762
Description: 288 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Restoring natives to suburbia --
The vital new role of the suburban garden --
No place to hide --
Who cares about biodiversity? --
Why can't insects eat alien plants? --
What is native and what is not? --
The costs of using alien ornamentals --
Creating balanced communities --
Gardening for insect diversity --
Blending in with the neighbors --
Making it happen --
What should I plant? --
What does bird food look like? --
Answers to tough questions --
Afterword: The last refuge --
Appendix 1: Native plants with wildlife value and desirable landscaping attributes --
Appendix 2: Host plants of butterflies and showy moths --
Appendix 3: Experimental evidence.
Responsibility: Douglas W. Tallamy.
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"Tallamy explains in beautiful prose the importance of native plants to our wildlife."

 
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