Synopses & Reviews
Of all the beuty a gardener can cultivate, nothing equals that of the hummingbird. Little wonder that millions of North Americans attempt to attract these spunky birds to their gardens. Hummingbird Gardens provides how-to information on feeders, plant combinations, and garden design. It showcases the continent's 20-plus hummingbird species. By breaking North American into six regions, the authors give tips that are tailored for gardeners in all parts of the United States and Canada.
f the hummingbird. Little wonder that millions of North Americans attempt to attract these spunky birds to their yards with commerical feeders. Hummingbird Gardens provides how-to information on feeders, plant combinations and garden desig n, showcasing the continent's 20-plus hummingbird species. Full color throughout.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index.
About the Author
'Barbara Nielsen\'s articles on nature have appeared in a variety of national magazines, including Modern Maturity, American Way, Travel Holiday, and Family Fun.Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world\'s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.Nancy Newfield is a noted nature writer who has authored dozens of popular and scientific articles on hummigbirds in the two decades she has dedicated to their study.'