The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener : How to Grow Food in Harmony with Nature
by Tammi Hartung


Overview - A guide to creating harmony between the vegetable garden and the wildlife who consider it part of their habitat, this book teaches readers to understand how the garden fits into that environment. It explains how to start with a healthy garden, how to create beneficial relationships through thoughtful planting, how to attract beneficial insects and pollinators, and how to purposefully create habitats for wildlife with strategies to help garden and wildlife peacefully coexist.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A guide to creating harmony between the vegetable garden and the wildlife who consider it part of their habitat, this book teaches readers to understand how the garden fits into that environment. It explains how to start with a healthy garden, how to create beneficial relationships through thoughtful planting, how to attract beneficial insects and pollinators, and how to purposefully create habitats for wildlife with strategies to help garden and wildlife peacefully coexist.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781612120553
  • ISBN-10: 1612120555
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • Publish Date: December 2013
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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