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Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide

Jane Hurwitz
Format
Book
Published
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
9780691170343, 0691170347
Summary
Creating habitats that support butterflies will connect you with some of the most beautiful creatures in the natural world-- and bring new levels of joy to your gardening. Hurwitz shows you how to choose and cultivate plants that will attract a range of butterflies, while sustaining them through their life cycles. She includes information for various types of climates, as well as helping your identify the butterflies you attract.
Contents
  • part I. The basics of butterfly gardening: Getting started ; Butterfly basics ; Caterpillar cuisine ; Butterfly banquet
  • part II. Butterfly gardening by region : NABA members suggest butterfly gardening plants: Challenges of a cool climate : Pacific Northwest ; Butterfly gardening with trees : eastern deciduous forest ; Prairie-plant inspired butterfly gardens : the grasslands ; Planting with purpose : the central monarch flyaway ; Year-round opportunity : butterfly gardening in Florida ; Water-saving butterfly gardens : the Western states
  • Plant inventory
  • Butterfly scientific and common names.
Description
288 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes (pages 278-288).
Technical Details
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