Birds and butterflies lend beauty and entertainment plus health and vitality to the garden. These lively visitors pollinate flowers, scatter seeds and help control pests. You can encourage their visits by gardening with plants that attract them.
Gardening To Attract Birds and Butterflies is a step-by-step guide to creating a garden that feeds and shelters winged guests year-round.
Besides descriptions of flowers, trees, shrubs and ground covers that attract birds and butterflies, you'll find instructions for: Designing, planting and maintaining your garden, encouraging nesting, installing a backyard pond and building a birdhouse, seasonal care of the garden and its inhabitants, managing pest and disease problems without chemicals, attracting hummingbirds and raising butterflies, observing and identifying birds and butterflies.
A handy reference chart gives growth habits and cultural requirements of over 60 plants that attract birds and butterflies.