By Mariette Nowak,Peter H. Raven

ISBN-10: 0299291545

ISBN-13: 9780299291549

Go past poultry feeders! the best way to create notable chicken habitats on your personal backyard with local crops that supply nutrients, disguise, and nesting websites for birds. This advisor is choked with colour pictures, sage suggestion, exact directions, and backyard plans. It positive factors 9 diversified habitat gardens for hummingbirds, bluebirds, wintering birds, migrant birds, and birds that widespread prairies, wetlands, lakes, shrublands, and woodlands, in addition to suggestion approximately conserving your plantings and augmenting them with nest packing containers, birdbaths, misters, and perches. the data on prompt plant species contains their local levels in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin; the birds they allure; their visible features; and their cultivation. Mariette Nowak additionally describes how gardeners featured during this e-book have long gone past their very own backyard gates to paintings for the safety and recovery of chicken habitat of their neighborhoods and groups. Birdscaping within the Midwest offers many resources of additional info, together with courses, web pages, agencies, and local plant nurseries.

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