Hummingbird Gardens: Turning Your Yard Into Hummingbird Heaven

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2000 - Gardening - 111 pages
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Add vibrant color to your small piece of the planet-and help ensure a brighter future for North America's tiniest birds. Hummingbirds enliven your garden with their glittering colors and bold, inquisitive personalities, as they dash from one tempting bloom to the next. This book shows you how to attract hummingbirds to your yard by planting the flowers they love. Like all Brooklyn Botanic Garden handbooks, it features organic and sustainable gardening practices. What's inside: How to entice hummingbirds to visit your garden and get them to linger there, A spectacularly illustrated encyclopedia of hummingbirds found in the United States and Canada, A gardener's guide to hummingbird behavior, An encyclopedia of ravishing hummingbird plants, Tips for installing a hummingbird feeder, Mail-order sources of native plants that hummingbirds love, and much more. Book jacket.

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Stephen W. Kress contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.

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