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Making Wildlife Ponds: How to Create a Pond to Attract Wildlife to Your Garden (Gardening with Nature)

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Making Wildlife Ponds: How to Create a Pond to Attract Wildlife to Your Garden (Gardening with Nature).pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Jenny Steel(Author)

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This third guide in the 'Gardening with Nature Series' gives step by step advice on where, when and how to create and maintain a pond to enrich the wildlife in your garden. They will attract many different insects, such as damsel- and dragonflies, but also amphibians and will allow birds and mammals of many kinds to drink. In addition, water plants will bring new shapes and colours to your garden.

A practical, passionate, colour-illustrated guide to siting, creating, planting and maintaining a perfect wildlife refuge. --Oxford TimesWritten by a noted gardener and ecologist, the book is divided into various sections, guiding the reader from the virtues of wildlife ponds, the importance of gardens as a wildlife habitat to creating, planting and maintaining ponds of all sizes down to those in containers. Chapters explore and profile the various types of wildlife to attract. Best line: Perhaps the most exciting thing about a wildlife pond is that you hardly need to do anything, except add water, to attract a variety of wildlife. --Garden News

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  • PDF | 80 pages
  • Jenny Steel(Author)
  • Brambleby Books (28 Oct. 2016)
  • English
  • 5
  • Home & Garden

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  • By M H on 13 May 2017

    Wonderful wee book with colour pics. Very easy to follow. Can't wait to try suggestions. Arrived ahead of date suggested, many thanks

  • By matrioshka on 19 July 2017

    Very useful book. We haven't started making our pond yet, but it will be extremely helpful when we do.

  • By Red.dog.Ru on 30 July 2017

    Great book and very useful. It tells me all the information I need to set up the wildlife pond I so dearly want in my garden. I'm enjoying my read.

  • By Tracey Pye on 7 May 2017

    Brilliant. Just revamped my tired and dried up pond (rats chewed liner) lots of useful information.

  • By M J Harding on 24 July 2017

    Very good interesting book

  • By lrallan on 3 July 2017

    Great book very hrlpfull indeed.

  • By nuthatch on 19 August 2013

    The tiniest is the winner? How that? Reading this booklet of only 32 pages ( new 2016 edition with 80 pages and many photographs) makes you wonder why you did spend all that money for thick and shiny books on this topic. You looked at those stylish photographs and probably were afraid of the costs for sophisticated fountains and circulating pumps. Maybe you racked your brains, if you wanted goldfish or koi carp. Oh dear! Forget it all ! Jenny Steel knows the facts and tells you the truth, how you can create a real wildlife pond teeming with wildlife. Her expertise is one of a child fascinated by water creepy crawlies - really charming to read her short notes on that - up to an outstanding scientific background. But in the first place she fascinates with her skill to tell the most important things in a straightforward language, always helpful and friendly and absolutely to the point. No rubbish, no nonsense, no pretentious paraphernalia. After having read all those expensive books I am quite shocked about the difference. And I only can admire this author for her giftedness. Every sentence is a true one, an important one, a helping one. The scales fell from my eyes, when I read the booklet. Everything is covered, but remember, only really important things. Important for attracting wildlife. This booklet is a real eye-opener. I count myself so happy about finally having discovered this precious book. THANK YOU, Jenny Steel !

  • By Park Ranger on 1 April 2017

    Nice book but lacks information on how to build & stock a small garden pool.


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