Garden Butterflies of North America: A Gallery of Garden Butterflies & How to Attract Them
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gardenlady said Five Stars. Great book on learning about butterflies. "Wonderful, informative book" according to A Customer. I checked out several books from the library to complete my research on a butterfly garden for my backyard. This one book was the best, most informative, easiest instructions I found. I had a small area to work with, and 2 years later my butterfly garden is a beautiful sight to behold, and my personal treasure to work in and with. It's design follows Mr. Mikula's basic . Beautiful book but misleading title The photos are superb and the text interesting; if the title were "Common Garden Butterflies of the United States" I'd give it 5 stars. The existing title is very misleading, however. Only the most common U.S. butterflies are included and coverage of Canada is email@example.com
There are chapters on life cycles and on creating a garden to attract butterflies, including a region-by-region list of food and cover plants to entice them and a list of herbs and the butterflies they attract. George Cohen. Included are a color photograph of each butterfly and a list of plants and flowers that attract it. From Booklist Mikula, author of Brooklyn Botanical Garden's Butterfly Garden, offers readers a study of 40 North American butterflies, including swallowtails, brushfoots, whites, sulphurs, skippers, heliconians, blues, hairstreaks, and crescents. There is also a guide to
Rick Mikula is the founder of the Hole-in-Hand Butterfly Farm where he's been breeding and selling butterflies in seven greenhouses since 1980. You will find numerous charts and plans for all types of gardens, from a container garden to a full-sized formal garden, specific details on plants that attract butterflies, how-to diagrams for building a butterfly hibernating box, and water sources such as ponds, fountains, mud baths, and waterless ponds. In addition, Mikula serves as the butterfly habitat consultant for many universities, zoos, museums and aviaries.. His work has been profiled in People magazine, The Wall Street Journal and on the Discovery Channel. Garden Butterflies of North America is a vivid color por
Rick Mikula is the founder of the Hole-In-Hand Butterfly Farm where he’s been breeding and selling butterflies in seven greenhouses since 1980.His work has been profiled in People magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and on the Discovery Channel.In addition, Mikula serves as the butterfly habitat consultant for many universities, zoos, museums, and aviaries.