There’s something uplifting about having butterflies in your flowerbeds, frogs in your water feature and birds in your bushes, and knowing they’re there as a result of you. Rich in detail and accessible in style, Gardening for Wildlife is the a very powerful companion to novices and expert gardeners alike. Adrian Thomas dispels myths and offers new insights and ideas, helping everyone have in mind what to take action gardens, large or small, can grow to be ideal homes for wildlife., Building on the success of the award-winning first edition, this expanded and updated edition reflects the latest research and developments in nature-friendly gardening. The book serves as an expert guide to the practical aspects of this rewarding pastime and educates readers about the ecological principles involved, even as exploding commonly held misconceptions that steadily deter people from pursuing a kinder approach to gardening. Adrian Thomas provides a detailed guide to the many and varied species that can contribute to a natural and healthy garden., Practical sections let you create entire habitats, such as woodland and meadow gardens, in your garden. And the massively expanded catalogue of the top 500 best garden flowers, shrubs and trees for wildlife, now includes colour photos of every species. If you love wildlife and wish to encourage more to visit your garden, this inspirational book will let you sow the seeds and reap the rewards.