A Nature Lover's Almanac : Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders
Description: Did you know that: We all have follicle mites living on our faces? In India, the humble pigeon is a symbol of lust? Jumping spiders sometimes watch TV with you? Healthy garden soil has the same characteristics as a good chocolate cake? The North Pole rarely points north? The caterpillar of the silver-spotted skipper blasts its frass (poop) five feet outside its nest? Fascinating but little-known facts of nature will connect you with the rhythms of the universe and enlighten you every day of the year. Also included are good tips for gardeners as well as a rundown of what constellations you can see in the night sky each month.
Author: Olsen, Diane
Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publication Date: 01.03.2012
BIC: The natural world, country life & pets
Dimensions: 161 x 110 x 17
Pagination: 215 pages