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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard: 536 Ways to Turn Your Yard and Garden Into a Haven for Your Favorite Birds (Rodale Organic Gardening Books)by Sally Roth
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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard
Discover the pleasures of watching beautiful songbirds like goldfinches and cardinals with Attracting Birds to Your Backyard. You'll be delighted at how easy and fun it is to attract birds to your yard!
Here is what reviewers say about Attracting Birds to Your Backyard:
"Our newest favorite book about attracting birds to the yard and garden. Sally Roth's clear, down-to-earth writing expresses her hands-on involvement and her passion."--Sharon Dunn and Michael Dunn, owners of Duncraft
"A must for anyone interested in birds. I love it."--Jim Brett, curator emeritus of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
"An entertaining approach to attracting and learning about birds. The alphabetical approach — from acorns to zinnias — and short entries make it a perfect book to pick up and browse at any time." --Don and Lillian Stokes, hosts of PBS's Birdwatch with Don and Lillian Stokes and authors of Stokes Field Guides to Birds
"Attracting Birds to Your Backyard provides all the essential techniques and information for success in feeding, housing, and gardening for birds. Sally Roth has done a great service to backyard bird watchers."--Bill Thompson III, editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and author of Bird Watching for Dummies
Transform a backyard into birdland with this A-to-Z compendium of useful information and tips. Bestselling author Sally Roth covers everything one needs to know, from migration patterns and feeding to territorial fights and water gardens. Includes recipes for custom blends of birdseed. 352 color illustrations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-292) and index.
Anyone can create a beautiful and colorful backyard that will attract many different species of birds. This comprehensive, A-to-Z guide will help serious and casual gardeners alike choose the specific plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees for attracting some of the best-loved backyard birds, including bluebirds, warblers, goldfinches, and cardinals. Readers will discover top plants for birds, profiles of more than fifty common backyard birds, special bird feeding and planting tips to attract specific birds, and other features making this book invaluable to gardeners and bird lovers alike!
About the Author
Sally Roth is a lifelong naturalist and gardener and is the author of Natural Landscaping and Taylor's Guide to Ornamental Grasses. She lives in New Harmony, Indiana.
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