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Campbell Library

77 Harrison Ave.
Campbell, CA 95008


Monday1pm - 9pm
Tuesday1pm - 9pm
Wednesday10am - 9pm
Thursday10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
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Phone:(408) 866-1991

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All SCCLD locations will be CLOSED Sunday, April 20th for Easter.
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Habitat Gardening

California Wildlife Habitat Garden

The California Wildlife Habitat Garden by Nancy Bauer

Transform backyard gardens into living ecosystems that are not only enjoyable retreats for humans, but also thriving sanctuaries for wildlife. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, this book provides easy-to-follow recommendations for providing food, cover, and water for birds, bees, butterflies, and other small animals.

Nancy Bauer discusses practices such as recycling plant waste on site, using permeable pathways, growing regionally appropriate plants, and avoiding chemical fertilizers and insecticides. She suggests ways of attracting pollinators through planting choices and offers ideas for building water sources and shelters for wildlife. A plant resource guide, tips for propagating plants, seasonal plants for hummingbirds, and host plants for butterflies.

For more books on habitat gardening:

Touch a Butterfly

Touch A Butterfly: Wildlife Gardening with Kids by April Pulley Sayre

 

Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife

Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife by David Mizejewski

Read!