Books about the plants and animals found in wildlife gardens.
Books about birds found in gardens.
Books about the insects found in wildlife gardens.
E. Pollard et. al.Hedges
A standard work on the cultural and natural history of hedgerows in the British Isle. This book covers the history of the hedgerow in terms of the British landscape and their ecological importance in relation to the animals and plants associated with them. In common with other books of the New Naturalist series, this is quite an academic work, and will only really appeal to people with a serious interest in native hedgerows.
Denis OwenThe Natural History of Britain and Northern Europe: Towns and Gardens
Part essay on the wildlife of gardens and urban areas, and part field guide to those animals and plants. In many ways, this is a book for wildlife gardeners published before 'wildlife gardening' as a subject per se was born.
Richard MabeyFlora Britannica: The Concise Edition
The concise edition of Mabey's original Flora Britannica, published two years previously. Like its bigger sibling, this book is the result of many year's effort and research into the place of Britain's flora in our culture; both current and historical.
Richard MabeyFlora Britannica
The culmination of many year's research and effort this book is regarded by many as one of the most important works on the flora of the British Isle of the 20th century. Drawing together contributions from thousands of people all over the country, the book blends information on natural history and cultural lore for a huge number of British native and naturalised plants.
Audrey Wynne HatfieldHow to enjoy your weeds
A fascinating and deeply affectionate account of the commonest wildflowers usually regarded as weeds.
Duff Hart-DavisFauna Britannica
Billed as a practical guide to the wild and domestic creatures of Great Britain, this is not a field guide, but a substantial reference on the animals most likely to be encountered in Britain. The book explores the relationships of the animals to people of these islands.
Stefan BuczackiFauna Britannica
Encyclopaedic coverage of the animals of the British Isle. This is not a field guide, but rather a description of each major group of animals (and thousands of individual species) from both biological and cultural points of view.
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