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Author Tallamy, Douglas W.

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

Imprint Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  639.9 Tal    ---  Available
Description 288 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 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 -- Afterword: The last refuge -- Appendix 1: Native plants with wildlife value and desirable landscaping attributes -- Appendix 2: Host plants of butterflies and showy moths -- Appendix 3: Experimental evidence.
Subject Native plants for cultivation -- United States.
Natural landscaping -- United States.
Animal-plant relationships -- United States.
Insect-plant relationships -- United States.
ISBN 9780881928549

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