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Bringing nature home : how you can sustain wildlife with native plants

Author: Douglas W Tallamy
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, [2016] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and expanded paperback editionView all editions and formats
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As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. This title offers a national conversation about the link between healthy local  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas W Tallamy
ISBN: 9780881929928 0881929921
OCLC Number: 1048430925
Notes: Copyright date: 2009.
Reprint. Updated and extended paperback edition originally published in 2009.
Awards: Winner of Garden Writers Association Media Awards: Silver Award for Writing 2008
Description: 358 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Restoring natives to suburbia: a call to action --
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.
Responsibility: Douglas W. Tallamy ; foreword by Rick Darke.
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