Gardening for Butterflies, Bees and other beneficial insects book released
Published: 21 January 2011
The Amateur Entomologists' Society is a member of the Wildlife Gardening Forum. The forum includes over 150 conservation organisations, agencies, horticultural organisations and media with an interest in wildlife gardening. One of the key objectves of the forum is to pass on information helping people make well-informed choices about their gardening activities.
With this objective in mind the AES would like to highlight the publication of "Gardening for Butterflies, Bees and other beneficial insects - a how-to guide" by forum member Jan Miller-Klein. The book covers many topics including:
- which plants to use - each with big colour photo and common name as well as the scientific name and growing instructions.
- how to identify the most useful and beautiful insects that may come to your garden.
- how to make an insectary garden to attract natural pest-predators to your veg. patch so you don't have to use pesticides.
- designs to copy for borders, patio pots, deep beds in urban settings as well as in the countryside.
- how to create different habitats like wildflower meadows, green roofs and dragonfly ponds.
This fascinating book is priced at £19.95 and can be purchased from Saith Ffynnon Wildlife Plants.
Return to the main news page.
This information is available as an RSS newsfeed. Information on how you can use our newsfeeds is available.