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Author Weidenhammer, Lori, 1966- author.

Title Victory gardens for bees : a DIY guide to saving the bees / Lori Weidenhammer.

Publication Info. Madeira Park, BC : Douglas & Mcintyre, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  595.799 WEI    DUE 07-01-21
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Description 226 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Now that bees are facing unprecedented levels of die-off caused by a toxic mixture of environmental stresses, a community-based effort is needed to make gardens, fields and landscapes healthy sanctuaries for bees. Just as citizens banded together to produce Victory Gardens to offset the perilous food shortages of World Wars I and II, now a similarly vital level of collective effort is needed to make our gardens into lifesaving shelters for these essential creatures. Planning a bee-friendly space can provide a beautiful and bountiful selection of edible crops, native plants and fragrant ornamentals, as well as herbs that have medicinal properties for both pollinators and people. With the help of ten inspiring garden plans and planting guides, Weidenhammer shows how bee-friendly plants can be used in creative combinations for plots and pots of all sizes, and are easily grown by novices and seasoned gardeners alike.
Subject Gardening to attract wildlife.
Bees.
Bees -- Effect of human beings on.
Honeybee.
ISBN 9781771620536
1771620536
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