Completely revised and updated edition of this pioneering classic work that has been unavailable for several years. Baines explains why wildlife-friendly gardens are of such inestimable value, and also covers the convergence between conservation and gardening. The book goes on to describe a variety of natural habitats in detail, and gives practical advice on how to recreate ponds, meadows, hedgerows and shrubberies in the garden. Extensive lists of native wildflowers are provided. A book that should find its way on to the shelf of every British home with a garden!
Chris Baines is an award-winning writer and broadcaster and one of the UK's leading environmental campaigners. He writes popular monthly columns for both BBC Wildlife and BBC Gardeners' World magazines. He also worked as a landscape and sustainability adviser on the Millennium Dome project. To find out more about Chris Baines, click here
Since its first publication in 1985, this book has established itself as the most authoritative book on wildlife gardening and this completely revised and updated edition incorporates the changes and developments that have since taken place Wildlife & Countryside An essential read for anyone interested in preserving wildlife while creating a truly beautiful green space. Scottish Sunday Mail A great book by Britain's premier wildlife champion Daily Telegraph