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Main Title Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens /
Author Tallamy, Douglas W.
Publisher Timber Press,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 105459762
ISBN 9780881928549; 0881928542
Subjects Native plants for cultivation--United States. ; Natural landscaping--United States. ; Animal-plant relationships--United States. ; Insect-plant relationships--United States.
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EKBM  SB439.T275 2007 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/01/2011 STATUS
Collation 288 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-271) and index.
Contents Notes
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.