The number of habitats available for Australia's native plants and animals is rapidly shrinking. Habitat Garden shows you how to create gardens that will attract wildlife and be suited to the climate, water and soil conditions of your local area. Habitat gardening helps you reclaim a connection with the environment, in your own backyard. This comprehensive guide to designing and planning a habitat garden is ideal for all gardens, from coastal to alpine. Included is invaluable advice on how to select and propagate native plants, manage weeds and pests, and build a multipurpose pond. Learn practical ways to attract local wildlife to your garden. Imagine watching a honeyeater hover over a grevillea, or a bandicoot sneaking under a bush. Listen to the sound of a pond filled with tadpoles and frogs: all this is possible with a habitat garden.