Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Southwest (Kobo eBook)

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  • Market: Of all homeowners in the U.S., about 49% (80 million) gardened within the past year
  • According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, about 20% of the population are active bird watchers, spending more than $40 billion on the hobby, annually
  • Bees and butterflies are in the news—with growing concerns about declining populations, people across the country and around the globe have a growing interest in and adoration for these beautiful insects
  • Field guide to more than 100 native plants, organized by level of sunlight needed and then by plant type
  • Selected plant species are all perennial and are widely available, easy to care for, and provide great benefits for wildlife
  • Overview of native pollinators and commonly spotted bird species in the Southwest
  • Quick-reference chart to plants, light levels, blooming periods, and what animals each plant attracts
  • Hardiness zones, weed control tips, and more
  • Specific garden plans for attracting bees, butterflies, and caterpillars, as well as tips on container gardens for pollinators
  • Guide to plants and the caterpillars/butterflies that they host
  • Author is a professional nature photographer and botanist; he conducts workshops and programs on how to create a backyard pollinator oasis
  • Information applicable to Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, west Texas, and Utah
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781647550400
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: April 5th, 2021