For many, one of the joys of having outdoor space is the wildlife it attracts. This book provides guidance and information for those who wish to ensure that their garden is as wildlife-friendly as it can be.General information on wildlife gardens is supplied, along with various broad options suitable for town gardens, country gardens, and taking children and pets into account. The chapters are then divided into different types of wildlife, including pondlife, birds, mammals and reptiles.Each chapter explains how a garden can be designed specifically to favour wildlife, establishing what is necessary for those particular species to flourish and providing the ideal environment for their development.Overall a comprehensive guide, with practical and informative layouts, for anyone wishing to attract more wildlife to their garden.
Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of woodworking and DIY books on a range of subjects, including furniture-making, hand tool techniques, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, woodcarving and woodturning. They have written more than 50 highly successful books to date, such as Guide to Making Wooden Toys and Power Tool Wood Carving, published by Sterling and contributed many articles and designs to woodworking magazines, such as Craft Family. They live in Rye, E. Sussex.