skip to content
Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Douglas W Tallamy
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"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. As Doug Tallamy has confirmed through extensive research, there is an unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife. When native plant species disappear, or are replaced by alien exotics, the insects disappear, thus  Read more...
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas W Tallamy
ISBN: 9780881928549 0881928542
OCLC Number: 105459762
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 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.
More information:

Abstract:

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...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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 Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

Nice to Read

by jogesh4 (WorldCat user published 2011-01-26) Excellent Permalink

Thanks for information.For more information visit my site http://www.justconsult.us. Its really nice to visit it now and get the valuable< a href="http://www.justconsult.us"> information</a> out from it.I hope this proves helpfull to me in future also

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/105459762> # Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "105459762" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/oru> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Place/portland_or> ; # Portland, Or.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010103362> ; # Native plants for cultivation--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/974046> ; # Insect-plant relationships
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1033932> ; # Native plants for cultivation
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/639.92091733/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010103363> ; # Natural landscaping--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Topic/animal_plant_relationships_united_states> ; # Animal-plant relationships--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034364> ; # Natural landscaping
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Topic/insect_plant_relationships_united_states> ; # Insect-plant relationships--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/809464> ; # Animal-plant relationships
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/17294995> ; # Douglas W. Tallamy
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description ""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. As Doug Tallamy has confirmed through extensive research, there is an unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife. When native plant species disappear, or are replaced by alien exotics, the insects disappear, thus impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals. Fortunately, there is still time to reverse this alarming trend, and gardeners have the power to make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity. By favoring native plants, gardeners can provide a welcoming environment for wildlife of all kinds"--Publisher website (March 2008)."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/198198166> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens"@en ;
    schema:productID "105459762" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/105459762#PublicationEvent/portland_or_timber_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Agent/timber_press> ; # Timber Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012552.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780881928549> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA766500> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/105459762> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Agent/timber_press> # Timber Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Timber Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Place/portland_or> # Portland, Or.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Portland, Or." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Topic/animal_plant_relationships_united_states> # Animal-plant relationships--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90002604> ;
    schema:name "Animal-plant relationships--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198198166#Topic/insect_plant_relationships_united_states> # Insect-plant relationships--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85066650> ;
    schema:name "Insect-plant relationships--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010103362> # Native plants for cultivation--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Native plants for cultivation--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010103363> # Natural landscaping--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Natural landscaping--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1033932> # Native plants for cultivation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Native plants for cultivation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034364> # Natural landscaping
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Natural landscaping"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/809464> # Animal-plant relationships
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Animal-plant relationships"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/974046> # Insect-plant relationships
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Insect-plant relationships"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/17294995> # Douglas W. Tallamy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tallamy" ;
    schema:givenName "Douglas W." ;
    schema:name "Douglas W. Tallamy" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780881928549>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0881928542" ;
    schema:isbn "9780881928549" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.