The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win The War On Pollinator Decline With Ecological Gardening; Attract And Support Bees, Beetles, But

byKim Eierman

Paperback | January 7, 2020

The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win The War On Pollinator Decline With Ecological Gardening; Attract And Support Bees, Beetles, But by Kim Eierman
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The passion and urgency that inspired WWI and WWII Victory Gardens is needed today to meet another threat to our food supply and our environment—the steep decline of pollinators.The Pollinator Victory Gardenoffers practical solutions for winning the war against the demise of these essential animals.

Pollinators are critical to our food supply and responsible for the pollination of the vast majority of all flowering plants on our planet. Pollinators include not justbees, but many different types of animals, including insects and mammals.Beetles,bats,birds,butterflies,moths,flies, andwaspscan be pollinators.

But,many pollinators are in trouble, and the reality is that most ofour landscapes have little to offer them. Our residential and commercial landscapes are filled with vast green pollinator deserts, better known as lawns. These monotonous green expanses are ecological wastelands for bees and other pollinators.

WithThe Pollinator Victory Garden, you cangive pollinators a fighting chance. Learn how totransition your landscape into a pollinator havenby creating a habitat that includes pollinator nutrition, larval host plants for butterflies and moths, and areas for egg laying, nesting, sheltering, overwintering, resting, and warming. Find a wealth of information tosupport pollinators while improving the environment around you:
• The importance of pollinators and the specific threats to their survival• How to provide food for pollinators using native perennials, trees, and shrubs that bloom in succession• Detailed profiles of the major pollinator types and how to attract and support each one• Tips for creating and growing a Pollinator Victory Garden, including site assessment, planning, and planting goals• Project ideas like pollinator islands, enriched landscape edges, revamped foundation plantings, meadowscapes, and other pollinator-friendly lawn alternatives
The time is right for a new gardening movement. Every yard, community garden, rooftop, porch, patio, commercial, and municipal landscape can help towin the war against pollinator declinewithThe Pollinator Victory Garden.
Kim Eiermanis an environmental horticulturist and landscape designer specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. She is the Founder of EcoBeneficial, a horticulture consulting and communications company in Westchester County, New York. Kim teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Native Plant ...
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Title:The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win The War On Pollinator Decline With Ecological Gardening; Attract...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 9.9 X 8.5 X 0.65 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 9.9 X 8.5 X 0.65 inPublished:January 7, 2020Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631597507

ISBN - 13:9781631597503

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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