The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for by Nancy Lawson

By Nancy Lawson

during this eloquent plea for compassion and appreciate for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and the way to welcome flora and fauna to our backyards. via enticing anecdotes and encouraged suggestion, profiles of domestic gardeners in the course of the nation, and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists, Lawson applies the wider classes of ecology to our personal outside areas.

Detailed chapters tackle planting for flora and fauna by way of settling on local species; offering habitats that preserve child animals, in addition to birds, bees, and butterflies; developing secure zones within the backyard; cohabiting with creatures frequently considered as pests; letting nature be your backyard dressmaker; and inspiring traditional techniques and evolution within the backyard. The Humane Gardener fills a different area of interest in describing basic rules for either attracting natural world and peacefully resolving conflicts with all of the creatures that proportion our world.

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