Habitat

A Practical Guide to Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Australian Garden

180713
A B Bishop

Description

In a world where suburban nature is declining and diversity is shrinking, Habitat is a practical guide for those who want to encourage insects, reptiles, frogs, birds and animals into the garden.

The author shows how to design, plant and maintain fauna-friendly landscapes, stressing the importance of understanding how all aspects of the backyard ecosystem are interlinked in order to create a truly authentic and effective habitat. This information-packed resource includes a detailed plant directory; information on what plants (native and exotic) suit what creatures and why; and advice on how to factor in the shelter, nesting, food and water requirements of different types of wildlife.

A practical projects chapter features step-by-step instructions for soil testing; making compost tea; building and planting a frog pond; and constructing nesting boxes and insect hotels.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    320
  • Dimensions
    255 x 215 mm
  • ISBN
    9781760523473
  • Code
    180713
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$29.99