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The Wildlife Gardener

by Kate Bradbury

The Wildlife Gardener Synopsis

A joyous book - Alan Titchmarsh Bright, colourful and boundlessly enthusiastic, this is also a practical guide to making your garden a refuge for wildlife to fit all plots. - Chris Packham 'The Wildlife Gardner' is a book which helps you to create wildlife habitats in your very own garden, and is very handily split into sections on shelter, food and water. Kate gives advice on the best nectar and pollen plants to grow, dos and don'ts of bird feeding and organic methods of pest control.There are also 10 step-by-step projects that will help encourage wildlife into your garden, such as: creating a bumblebee nester, making a green roof and building a hedgehog box. With step-by-step pictures to help you follow the instructions, these homely creations are all achievable in a weekend and are suitable for even the smallest gardens. Also included is a mini field guide, which will help you to identify the birds and other creatures that you are likely to spot in your garden. Kate gives tips on particular species, explaining what to look out for and how to cater for specific birds, mammals, bees, butterflies, moths and pond life. 'The Wildlife Gardener' is a passionately written, practical book that is essential reading for those who would like to make homes for wildlife in their garden.

The Wildlife Gardener Press Reviews

This one-stop guide to gardening with wildlife in mind is a must-have for any gardening library.--Gardeners World Inspired and inspiring, The Wildlife Gardener is an extraordinary and thoroughly 'user friendly' instructional guide that is beautifully and profusely illustrated throughout. An engagingly written and consistently engaging study, The Wildlife Gardener is unreservedly recommended for personal, professional, community, and academic library Gardening instructional reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists. -- (12/01/2017)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526712899
Publication date: 5th October 2017
Author: Kate Bradbury
Publisher: White Owl an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 111 pages
Categories: Natural & wild gardening, Wildlife: general interest,

About Kate Bradbury

Kate Bradbury is an award-winning author and journalist, specialising in wildlife gardening. She edits the wildlife pages of 'Gardeners World Magazine' and regularly writes articles for the 'Daily and Sunday Telegraph', 'The Guardian', 'RHS magazine The Garden' and 'BBC Wildlife' and 'BBC Countryfile' magazines. In 2015 she became the first Butterfly Ambassador for conservation charity 'Butterfly Conservation', and she writes a quarterly column for its members magazine, Butterfly. Kate regularly talks at events and festivals, and appears on radio including 'BBC Gardeners Question Time'. She also makes wildlife gardening videos for gardenersworld.com. She lives and breathes wildlife gardening, and is ...

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