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Gardening for the Birds

Gardening for the Birds

by Thomas G. Barnes

Published by: The University Press of Kentucky

280 Pages, 7.00 x 10.00 x 0.00 in, color photos

  • Hardcover
  • 9780813120713
  • Published: November 1998



" An easy-to-use guide to transforming your yard into an oasis for urban wildlife. Which birdseed attracts the most species of birds? What type of feeder is best to use? How do you deter squirrels? Barnes answers all these questions and more. He includes a plant encyclopedia of trees and shrubs native to the Upper South that attract a variety of birds, butterflies, and mammals. Barnes's plans and plant lists can also be used to create a woodland, a prairie, or a water garden. Also included are tips for birdwatchers of all levels and suggestions for deterring common garden pests.