The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening; Attract and Support Bees, Beetles, Butterflies, Bats, and

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Quarry Books
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8.4 X 0.4 X 9.9 inches | 1.3 pounds
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About the Author

Kim Eierman is an environmental horticulturist and landscape designer specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. She is the Founder of EcoBeneficial, a horticulture consulting and communications company in Westchester County, New York. Kim teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Native Plant Center, Rutgers Home Gardeners School, and advanced education classes for Master Gardeners. An active speaker nationwide on many ecological landscaping topics, she also provides horticultural consulting and ecological design to commercial, municipal, and retail clients.

In addition to being a Certified Horticulturist through the American Society for Horticultural Science, Kim is an Accredited Organic Landcare Professional, a Steering Committee member of The Native Plant Center, and a member of The Ecological Landscape Alliance and the Association for Garden Communicators (GWA). Kim received the Silver Award of Achievement from the Garden Writers Association in 2014, 2015, and 2017.

"With so many pollinator species at risk around the globe, The Pollinator Victory Garden could not be more timely. Please put this thoughtful, easy-to-read book to use in making your own yard a haven for pollinators." - Phyllis Stiles, Founder, Bee CIty USA
"If everyone followed Kim Eierman's advice, our pollinator crisis would be solved. Her detailed, compassionate book provides actionable steps for helping not only much-loved garden visitors like butterflies and bees but also the less appreciated beetles, flies and other pollinating creatures. Her well-written, beautifully illustrated book is a call to action: if creating a victory food garden for humans was a patriotic act during World War II, then creating a victory garden for pollinators is an equally important citizen duty today." - Nancy Lawson, author of The Humane Gardener, Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife
"Leave it to Kim Eierman to come up with a unique call to action - one that worked in the past when our society was threatened by war, and one that will work again to defeat the very real threat of pollinator declines. Kim has thought of everything with a truly comprehensive guide to improving the lot of our pollinators at home. Make a Pollinator Victory Garden and join the effort to save our most essential creatures!" - Dr. Douglas Tallamy, author of Bringing Home Nature and Nature's Best Hope
"God knows pollinators need every edge we can give them--and this book will tell you precisely how to use your patch of land, however small, to make a real difference!" - Bill McKibben, author, educator, environmentalist and co-founder,
Read this book as if your life depended on it--and it does: No pollinators = no plants = no people. Kim Eierman turns the table on the dismaying facts about pollinators by offering positive steps each of us can take to make a difference. Her passion shouts: "gimme a V..."--or, more aptly "gimme a Bee." - Carol Capobianco, Director, The Native Plant Center
"The Pollinator Victory Garden is a book for these times. Kim Eierman empowers readers with ideas, direction and the inspiration they need to create beautiful and eco-friendly habitats for many different pollinators. Creating healthy, diverse and chemical free habitats are essential steps in solving pollinator decline and The Pollinator Victory Garden guides you towards creating your own lovely garden habitat." - Peter Nelson, Director of The Pollinators, filmmaker and beekeeper
"It's a well written, well laid out book with lots of tips to help even a first time gardener. It's a book anyone who wants to help should have in their library." - Broken Teepee
"...packed with useful information, charts, diagrams, and gorgeous photos." - Dear Author
"...provides all the advice and information you'll need to get started on your own pollinator project." - Connecticut Gardener
"With The Pollinator Victory Garden by Kim Eierman you can give pollinators a fighting chance. Provides a wealth of information to support pollinators while improving the environment." - Green Profit
"This book provides an in-depth education of how pollination works and what pollinators need to thrive, and then translates that information into actionable steps to take in the garden." - Horticulture Magazine
"Every beekeeper should be thinking like this. Kim goes a long, long way to making it possible to make it happen for you. Try this book this year." - Kim Flottum, Bee Culture