The Butterfly Gardener's Guide

The Butterfly Gardener's Guide

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Transform any garden into a haven for beautiful butterflies! Renowned butterfly specialists--scientists, nature writers and artists, directors of biological preserves--reveal the secrets of attracting and caring for these delicate creatures. With more than 80 beautiful photographs, this inspiring manual focuses on the amazing lifecycle of butterflies, especially emphasizing caterpillars and their food plants. Regional experts from every region from north to south and coast to coast, describe their own gardens and the native flora that butterflies love. Profiles cover specialty gardens, including herb gardens, children's gardens, and a wildflower meadow. Information on butterfly biology, family classification, migration, and conservation make this a valuable complement to butterfly guidebooks as well as a great gardening guide on its own.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2003
ISBN: 9781889538587
Branch Call Number: 595.789 BUT 2003
Characteristics: 119 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Dole, Claire Hagen


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