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Bringing nature home : how you can sustain wildlife with native plants / Douglas W. Tallamy ; foreword by Rick Darke.

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  • 8 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at New Castle-Henry County Public Library.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 639.92 TALL (Text) 39231033769619 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780881929928
  • Physical Description: 358 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Updated and expanded ed.
  • Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First ed. published 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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?
Summary, etc.:
We all hear that insects and animals depend on plant, but in "Bringing Nature Home, Douglas Tallamy presents a powerful and compelling illustration of how the choices we make as gardeners can profoundly impact the diversity of life in our yards, towns and on our planet. This important work should be required reading for anyone who ever put shovel to earth."
Subject: Native plants for cultivation > United States.
Natural landscaping > United States.
Animal-plant relationships > United States.
Insect-plant relationships > United States.

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