Gardening for the Birds

Gardening for the Birds

by Thomas G. Barnes


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" An easy-to-use guide to transforming your yard into an oasis for urban wildlife. Which birdseed attracts the most species of birds? What type of feeder is best to use? How do you deter squirrels? Barnes answers all these questions and more. He includes a plant encyclopedia of trees and shrubs native to the Upper South that attract a variety of birds, butterflies, and mammals. Barnes's plans and plant lists can also be used to create a woodland, a prairie, or a water garden. Also included are tips for birdwatchers of all levels and suggestions for deterring common garden pests.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813120713
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 11/28/1998
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas G. Barnes, an extension professor of forestry and wildlife specialist in the Department of Forestry, College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky, is the author of Kentucky's Last Great Places.

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