In this book, Christine and Michael Lavelle give advice on creating and caring for a range of garden types, showing how simple techniques will allow you to have a dazzling display while also helping native wildlife. Easy-to-follow instructions on basic techniques are backed up with advice on planning and designing, showing how we can share our outdoor space with wildlife. In addition, The Illustrated Practical Guide to Wildlife Gardening shows how to encourage beneficial garden species and deal with the problematic species that enter our gardens. This is the ideal sourcebook for first-time gardeners and dedicated wildlife enthusiasts everywhere.
Christine Lavelle is a lecturer in horticulture and ecology, and is a fervent advocate of organic gardening. Michael Lavelle is an environmentalist who has won flower show medals at Chelsea for his gardens.