Gardening for Butterflies by The Xerces Society
How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

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Welcome the world’s most exquisite visitors to your garden!
 
Gardening for Butterflies, by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of colorful garden guests who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive. This optimistic call to arms is packed with everything you need to create a beautiful, beneficial, butterfly-filled garden. Gardeners will learn why butterflies matter, why they are in danger, and what simple steps we can take to make a difference. You'll learn how to choose the right plants, how to design a butterfly-friendly garden, and how to create a garden that flutters and flourishes with life.
 

About The Xerces Society

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The Xerces Society, a non-profit conservation organization, is a leader in the effort to conserve North America's native pollinators. Founded in 1971, the society has its headquarters in Portland, Oregon, and sponsors advocacy, eduction, and applied research projects across the continent aimed at protecting and managing critical habitat for pollinators.Marla Spivak, PhD, is Distinguished McKnight Professor of Apiculture and Social Insects at the University of Minnesota. She was a 2010 MacArthur Fellow.
 
Published March 15, 2016 by Timber Press. 288 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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