Colorado Wildscapes: Bringing Conservation Home
Big Earth Publishing, May 25, 2005 - Gardening - 88 pages
Wildscaping is creating healthy diverse habitats that include native plantings to feed, shelter, and nurture wild creatures. This guidebook will help beginner and veteran gardeners alike to design. maintain, and enjoy a Colorado Wildscape of their very own. The journal format encourages the inclusion of personal sketches and notes on its pages.
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