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Attracting wildlife to your backyard : month-by-month projects for family fun

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Attracting wildlife to your backyard : month-by-month projects for family fun
Title
Attracting wildlife to your backyard
Title remainder
month-by-month projects for family fun
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
You will find dozens of fun, year-round projects that you and your family can do in your own backyard to make the world a little more welcoming to native flora and fauna. From easy carpentry projects to digging and planting to luring fireflies to your perennial garden, you'll find a host of entertaining and educational ways you and your family can help make the wild things feel at home
Member of
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schneck, Marcus
Dewey number
590.72/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL59
LC item number
.S38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gardening to attract wildlife
  • Wildlife attracting
  • PLP
Label
Attracting wildlife to your backyard : month-by-month projects for family fun
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1996 as Your backyard wildlife year by Rodale Press
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
January -- Plan the year ahead -- Create new life for an old Christmas tree -- Talk it over first -- What is a niche? -- Live in harmony with wildlife -- Build a windowbox feeder -- Cook up recipes for the birds -- Bringing in the birds -- Keep a "guest book" for wildlife visitors -- February -- Make your own suet feeder -- Compost indoors with earthworms -- A look at the woodchuck -- Keep water open all winter -- Set up a temporary brush pile -- March -- Take better wildlife photos -- Start wildflower seeds indoors -- Build unique nestboxes -- Protect birds from windows -- April -- Rescuing wildlife : when do you need to? -- Create a woodland garden -- Develop a small-scale wildflower meadow -- Wildflowers for all regions -- Plant special hedges for wildlife -- tour your neighborhood's bird nests -- May -- Create a hummingbird garden -- Make your own hummingbird feeder -- A field guide to eggs -- Make a "natural" concrete water source -- Build a simple toad sanctuary -- June -- Create a butterfly garden -- Snake! Is it good or bad? -- build a dry stream bed -- Construct a squirrel feeder -- July -- Join the bluebird trail -- Build a simple bluebird nestbox -- Planning a minipond -- Choose native ornamental grasses -- Light up your night with fireflies -- Learn to identify the calls of the wild -- LIght the garden for moths -- Discover the garden at night -- August -- Want to feel like a chipmunk? -- Get an "edge" on wildlife -- A cricket thermometer -- Identify spiders' webs -- Keep some areas off-limits -- Plant a birdseed garden -- September -- Choose the best plants for fall color -- Take a close-up look at wildlife -- Keep your pathways natural -- Clean up with wildlife in mind -- Choose the right binoculars -- October -- Predict winter temperatures -- Don't waste your jack-o-lantern -- Building a bat box -- See the wonders of migration -- Build a butterfly hibernation box -- November -- Prepare the minipond for winter -- Build a winter roosting box for birds -- Make your feeders squirrel-proof -- Keep deer at bay -- Make a sunflower decoration for birds -- Keep your ears peeled for owls -- December -- Protect your plants during the winter -- Stock up on birds' favorite seeds -- Track wildlife in winter -- Decorate a Christmas tree for wildlife -- Make a Yule log -- Make a Christmas wreath with birds in mind -- Make your own backyard Christmas cards -- Assess the past year and plan ahead -- Directory of plants for wildlife gardens -- Trees -- shrubs -- Vines -- Grasses -- Groundcovers -- Perennials -- Annuals -- Resources for wildlife habitats
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781591866176
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2013039664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861744880
  • 1977371
  • (OCoLC)861744880
  • (OCoLC)ocn861744880
  • 1977371
Label
Attracting wildlife to your backyard : month-by-month projects for family fun
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1996 as Your backyard wildlife year by Rodale Press
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
January -- Plan the year ahead -- Create new life for an old Christmas tree -- Talk it over first -- What is a niche? -- Live in harmony with wildlife -- Build a windowbox feeder -- Cook up recipes for the birds -- Bringing in the birds -- Keep a "guest book" for wildlife visitors -- February -- Make your own suet feeder -- Compost indoors with earthworms -- A look at the woodchuck -- Keep water open all winter -- Set up a temporary brush pile -- March -- Take better wildlife photos -- Start wildflower seeds indoors -- Build unique nestboxes -- Protect birds from windows -- April -- Rescuing wildlife : when do you need to? -- Create a woodland garden -- Develop a small-scale wildflower meadow -- Wildflowers for all regions -- Plant special hedges for wildlife -- tour your neighborhood's bird nests -- May -- Create a hummingbird garden -- Make your own hummingbird feeder -- A field guide to eggs -- Make a "natural" concrete water source -- Build a simple toad sanctuary -- June -- Create a butterfly garden -- Snake! Is it good or bad? -- build a dry stream bed -- Construct a squirrel feeder -- July -- Join the bluebird trail -- Build a simple bluebird nestbox -- Planning a minipond -- Choose native ornamental grasses -- Light up your night with fireflies -- Learn to identify the calls of the wild -- LIght the garden for moths -- Discover the garden at night -- August -- Want to feel like a chipmunk? -- Get an "edge" on wildlife -- A cricket thermometer -- Identify spiders' webs -- Keep some areas off-limits -- Plant a birdseed garden -- September -- Choose the best plants for fall color -- Take a close-up look at wildlife -- Keep your pathways natural -- Clean up with wildlife in mind -- Choose the right binoculars -- October -- Predict winter temperatures -- Don't waste your jack-o-lantern -- Building a bat box -- See the wonders of migration -- Build a butterfly hibernation box -- November -- Prepare the minipond for winter -- Build a winter roosting box for birds -- Make your feeders squirrel-proof -- Keep deer at bay -- Make a sunflower decoration for birds -- Keep your ears peeled for owls -- December -- Protect your plants during the winter -- Stock up on birds' favorite seeds -- Track wildlife in winter -- Decorate a Christmas tree for wildlife -- Make a Yule log -- Make a Christmas wreath with birds in mind -- Make your own backyard Christmas cards -- Assess the past year and plan ahead -- Directory of plants for wildlife gardens -- Trees -- shrubs -- Vines -- Grasses -- Groundcovers -- Perennials -- Annuals -- Resources for wildlife habitats
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781591866176
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2013039664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861744880
  • 1977371
  • (OCoLC)861744880
  • (OCoLC)ocn861744880
  • 1977371

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