Book cover: Attracting Birds, Butterflys, & other Winged Creatures to your Backyard
Button: How to order
to Your Backyard
-(Sterling Publishing, April 2005)

Discover the wildlife approach to garden design with creative and fundamental principles to naturescaping your yard along with the essentials and added perks that attract winged wildlife. From patios and decks to oversized yards, the extensive information and practical plans in this new gardening book will help attract more winged wildlife to your outdoor space. Planting and organic gardening techniques are included as well as regionally-specific plant lists including trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, groundcovers and vines. In addition, wildlife profiles for birds, butterflies, showy moths, dragonflies and damselflies are featured along with over 20 attractive projects for baths, feeders, houses and other wildlife amenities. With beautiful color photography on every page, this book certainly has great coffee table appeal.

Kris Wetherbee
is an internationally-published author, writer, and award-winning recipe developer specializing in the areas of garden, food, natural health and outdoor living. During her career as a writer, she has freelanced for over 60 magazines, with a reputation for delivering interesting and informative articles.
Rick Wetherbee
launched his career as a photographer in the garden and horticultural market. But plants grow, great gardens evolve, and so has his work. Building on his creative eye for setting a scene, he has expanded his horticultural photography into the culinary market where the garden meets the table.

Kris' Upcoming Appearances

January 28 & 29, 2006
Saturday & Sunday: 1-2:30 p.m.

Slide presentation and workshop
7th Annual Snow Goose Festival
Chico, California

February 12, 2006
Sunday: 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Slide presentation
Northwest Flower & Garden Show
The Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA

March 16, 2006
Thursday: 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show
The Historic Cow Palace
San Francisco, CA

March 23, 2006
Thursday: 6-9 p.m.

Slide presentation and class
Umpqua Community College
Sutherlin High School, Art Room

April 8, 2006
Saturday: 9-10:15 a.m.

Keynote speaker
Coos County Master Gardener Seminar
Southwestern Community College
Coos Bay, Oregon
Tracy Baune, 541-572-5263
For details, visit online at:

May 9, 2006
Tuesday: 6-9 p.m.

Slide presentation
Douglas County Library
Roseburg, Oregon
800-441-2706; 541-440-4305

Kris' Previous Appearances


You Bet Your Garden with Mike McGrath; nationally syndicated; produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.

Paul Parent Gardening Show with Paul Parent; nationally syndicated; produced by WTKK in Massachusetts.

In the Garden with Ron Wilson with Ron Wilson; nationally syndicated.

Garden Talk with Len Giddix and Lisa Napolitano; broadcasts throughout the New England states; produced by WTIC-AM in Connecticut.

Gardening with Ciscoe with Ciscoe Morris; produced by KIRO in Seattle.


Henry�s Garden with Henry Tenenbaum; produced by KRON 4 in San Francisco.

AM Northwest with Carl Click, Helen Raptis, and reporter Corinna Allen; produced by KATU 2 in Portland, Oregon.