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Wildlife in Your Garden

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Reconnect with your wild side and the green space just outside your door by creating an envirorment that's welcoming to birds, mammals, reptiles, butterflies, and other insects. Let naturalist and author Karen Lanier reconnect you with the natural world. Here she offers: *Planning and planting with birds in mind *A special section on hummingbirds that includes an illustrated guide to twelve common types *Using binoculars and field guides to identify birds by sight and by calls *Different types of pollination and the plants and food crops that depend on it *Butterfly metamorphosis and gardening for the different life stages *How to deal with and even appreciate the insects in your garden *Information on reptile and amphibian backyard visitors and how they can contribute to a healthy ecosystem *Natural ways to protect your garden from pests and discourage harmful wildlife *And much more! Imagine a thriving garden in your backyard, bursting with vibrantly colored blooms and lush green leaves, shaded by tall trees. Now imagine the same garden, alive with buzzing and flapping and chirping and croaking. Imagine the ecological impact of encouraging natural pollinators. Imagine the excitement of watching your garden become a hub of activity and learning about all


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Pages 240
Publish Date 2016-05-17
Size 9.0" x 7.0" x 0.5"
Author Karen Lanier

About the Author

Karen Lanier is a naturalist, documentarian, teacher, artist, and gardener who explores the intersections of nature and culture. Karen holds degrees in photography, foreign language, conservation studies, and documentary studies as well as a professional environmental educator certificate. Karen worked as a seasonal park ranger in state and national parks across the US before settling in Kentucky. Her Americorps volunteer experience with Seedleaf, a community gardening nonprofit, helped her shift her migratory perspective on life toward putting down roots. She is actively involved with native plant, community gardening, and environmental education groups in her area.

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