Garden Creepy Crawlies
Don’t squash it! Read about it! Creepy crawlies are an important part of backgarden wildlife, and do not deserve to be killed. A fascinating insight into a miniature world full of ferocious predators, dedicated mothers, ingenious house-builders and passionate lovers. ‘…an easily readable and light-hearted introduction to natural history’ – Times Literary Supplement
By Michael Chinery, with illustrations by Guy Troughton
Too many people squash their garden creep-crawlies first, and ask questions later; as Michael Chinery says, the golden rule must to be ask questions first. The creatures are an important part of the wildlife of the back garden; far from being plant destroyers, many of them help your plants by pollinating them or by eating the ‘baddies’ such as greenfly. Here is a fascinating insight into a miniature world full of ferocious hunters, dedicated mothers, ingenious house-builders and passionate lovers.
Eminent naturalist Michael Chinery explains how to encourage the goodies in your garden: Guy Troughton’s illustrations show a magnified and entrancing view of this microcosm.