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Author Tallamy, Douglas W.

Title Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens / Douglas W. Tallamy.

Publication Info. Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  639.9209173 TAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-271) and index.
Contents Restoring natives to suburbia -- The vital new role of the suburban garden -- No place to hide -- Who cares about biodiversity? -- Why can't insects eat alien plants? -- What is native and what is not? -- The costs of using alien ornamentals -- Creating balanced communities -- Gardening for insect diversity -- Blending in with the neighbors -- Making it happen -- What should I plant? -- What does bird food look like? -- Answers to tough questions.
Subject Native plants for cultivation.
Natural landscaping.
Animal-plant relationships.
Insect-plant relationships.
ISBN 9780881928549
0881928542
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