Generously illustrated and full of practical information, this approachable reference covers the wide world of birds, butterflies, and pollinating insects, including honeybees, and how to bring them into a yard and garden. For the new homeowner choosing shrubs and flowers for landscaping or the retired couple with bird feeders out the picture window, this thorough text combines tips and advice with solid science. Rich, colorful photographs illustrate every page. What types of bird feed attract your favorite birds? Which flowers will bring the most butterflies into your backyard? What can you plant to promote the health of the beleaguered honeybee? All these questions and more will be answered amply in this beautiful gift book.
|Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Product dimensions:||11.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
NANCY J. HAJESKI writes adult and young adult nonfiction, including National Geographic Complete Guide to Herbs & Spices; Ali: The Official Portrait of the “Greatest”; and The Beatles: Here, There, and Everywhere. She is an avid gardener and lives in the Catskill Mountains.