Garden Butterflies of North America: A Gallery of Garden Butterflies and How to Attract Them

Garden Butterflies of North America: A Gallery of Garden Butterflies and How to Attract Them

by Rick Mikula
     
 

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-- Garden Butterflies of North America is a vivid color portfolio of 40 of North America's most treasured and colorful garden butterfly varieties: swallowtails, sulphurs, brush-footed, gossamer wings, metalmarks, snouts, whites and skippers. It's also loaded with natural history vignettes of the individual butterflies as well as illustrated information on how to

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-- Garden Butterflies of North America is a vivid color portfolio of 40 of North America's most treasured and colorful garden butterfly varieties: swallowtails, sulphurs, brush-footed, gossamer wings, metalmarks, snouts, whites and skippers. It's also loaded with natural history vignettes of the individual butterflies as well as illustrated information on how to design and manage gardens and backyards to attract them. You will find numerous charts and plans for all types of gardens, from a container garden to a full-sized formal garden, specific details on plants that attract butterflies, how-to diagrams for building a butterfly hibernating box, and water sources such as ponds, fountains, mud baths, and waterless ponds. Also included is a guide to the most popular public gardens and zoos where butterflies can be studied and enjoyed.

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A vivid color portfolio of 40 of North America's most treasured and colorful garden butterfly varieties. Features natural history vignettes of the individual butterflies as well as illustrated information on how to design and manage gardens and backyards to attract them, including charts, plans, and details on plants and water sources. Contains a guide to popular public gardens and zoos. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572233065
Publisher:
Willow Creek Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.37(d)

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