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The Wildlife Garden

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    John Lewis-Stempel(Author)

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With the erosion of native wildlife habitats, gardens increasingly provide an invaluable source of food and shelter for Britain's fauna and flora. The Wildlife Garden is the essential guide to attracting birds to your bushes, butterflies to your buddleia and a whole array of other creatures into your garden - even if you only have a window box.Whether you just want to make an existing family space more wildlife friendly or go the whole hedgehog and turn your back garden into a mini nature reserve The Wildlife Garden will show you how to do it. There is full information on what plants are best for wildlife, on how to make refuges for insects and homes for bats, on making a pool for frogs, all whilst adding scent and colour to your surroundings.

The Wildlife Garden is an essential guide to attracting birds to your bushes and butterflies to your buddleia. Packed full of useful hints and tips this book is a must for all our . . . readers with budding green fingers. (Cotswold Life)

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  • PDF | 176 pages
  • John Lewis-Stempel(Author)
  • How To Books (6 Mar. 2014)
  • English
  • 6
  • Home & Garden

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  • By nuthatch on 4 August 2014

    A must have for everybody going to create a wildlife garden. After having read John's MEADOWLAND I knew I would have to buy all his books on nature. And this new one assured me that I have been right.Everything you have to know is so concentrated, so well written to the point. No photographs, no pictures, nearly no drawings, absolutely no paraphernalia, but the most important things and the really working ones are presented in the clearest and straightest way imaginable. This is a man who knows what he has to tell, with an unmatched knowledge got out of really DOING it, real work, a lifetime's experience. But watch out, every sentence, every word is of importance. This is a distillate of knowledge, so extremely focused, that you probably will be able to estimate it's full virtue only if having read some minor publications before. Look at all those - admittedly sometimes stunning - photographs, lukewarm and shallow instructions in some other books on this topic, and then come back to John's top-class writing. If there is something out there able to rival it, have a look at Jenny Steel's books! She too tells you only the really working things, drawing from a lifetime's experience in the same way.To tell the truth: I am desperate to see this book lavishly illustrated by adequate photographs and drawings. I would pay any price for such an unmatchable book.

  • By MsB383 on 1 June 2016

    Don't let this book's small size and lack of pictures put you off - it is absolutely packed with useful information, written in a concise yet enthusiastic fashion. This guy knows his stuff!I own several books on wildlife gardening, all of them large and full of lovely glossy pictures but I feel like I have learnt a great deal more from this one and it is the one book I flick through again and again, absorbing all the author's snippets of wisdom before I head out into the garden or off to my local garden centre.I wish a copy of this book could be given out to every garden-owner in the UK!!

  • By Panna Anna on 2 June 2017

    I highly recommend this book. It's an absolute must for anyone interested in wildlife gardening. It's just brilliant, I wish I had read it sooner. Along with other publications on the topic that I've been reading recently, it changed my attitude to gardening. I've always loved wildlife but now I know how much more I can do to help it. This little book is so informative, comprehensive, practical and enthusing. Besides, the author has a great sense of humour. I laughed out loud a few times while reading. I'd love to see an illustrated version of this book in the future. I've read it once but will certainly read it again as it has so much useful information.

  • By Olle Jones on 11 December 2014

    John L. S. is a great correspondent of the countryside .His wildlife garden advice is knowledgeable and comprehensive. A n excellent buy.

  • By Richard Parker on 10 October 2016

    An informative and interesting book from a brilliant author. First class.

  • By annie on 7 August 2016

    This small book in just full of information. Perfect for my wildlife garden. Would highly recommend.

  • By Richard & Ann on 13 May 2017

    good read good ideas to help wildlife, everyone can help.


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