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Bird-by-Bird Gardening: The Ultimate Guide to Bringing in Your Favorite Birds-Year after Year

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Bird lovers learn what specific bird families like best and how to entice their favorites to the backyard in this newest guide from the author of The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible.

What should a birder do if he likes bluebirds and wrens but is not all that interested in woodpeckers and starlings? Bird-by-Bird Gardening takes the chance and happenstance out of backyard birdin
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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published June 13th 2006 by Rodale Books (first published 2006)
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Ami
Jun 09, 2014 Ami rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great book! So much info on your favorite bird families and how to fix your yard to attract them. Filled with lots of plant info with drawings mapping out possible yard layouts. A must have if you are looking to do more with your yard and attract some great birds!
Elizabeth
Jul 09, 2009 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
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This book was full of helpful information about the plants/shrubs/flowers that attract different birds. It's making me itch to start planting, but I can't decide what to do first. For the longest time I have been dying to see Cedar Waxwings, so I might have to plant some berry shrubs just for them!

I loved her way of adding in little stories from her childhood. She has an endearing personality that shines through in her writing. This book was a pleasure to read from start to finish.
Laura
Jan 06, 2008 Laura rated it liked it
If you're interested in attracting birds to your yard and you like gardening, this is a good book. They've divided birds into different families and list what you can plant for food, shelter & nesting for each family. They also list different foods for putting in your bird feeder and what kind of water you should provide-still, spray or drip.
Liz
This book is pretty good, but there are better ones out there, including some of Roth's other works on birds.
Steve H
Sep 08, 2008 Steve H rated it really liked it
Recommended to Steve by: Bill Meltzer
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Good, practical ideas on what to plant to attract different types of birds.
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Sally Roth is an award-winning author of 20 or so popular books about birds, nature, and gardening, including the best-selling "Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible," and a contributing editor for "Birds & Blooms" magazine.

Her latest book is "An Eye on the Sparrow: The Bird Lover's Bible," which uses quotes from the Bible as a jumping-off point for examining the natural behavior of the birds behind t
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