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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Douglas W Tallamy
|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.|
"The book evolved out of a set of principles. So the message is loud and clear: gardeners could slow the rate of extinction by planting natives in their yards. This simple revelation about the food
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