The Organic Garden

The Organic Garden

by Allan Shepherd
     
 

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The Organic Garden redefines what it means to be an organic gardener. This practical and thought-provoking handbook is both a manual of organic practice and a starting point for ethical living.The meaning of 'organic' is changing fast, becoming more and more an umbrella term for all things environmental: from ethical consumerism, waste recycling and…  See more details below

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The Organic Garden redefines what it means to be an organic gardener. This practical and thought-provoking handbook is both a manual of organic practice and a starting point for ethical living.The meaning of 'organic' is changing fast, becoming more and more an umbrella term for all things environmental: from ethical consumerism, waste recycling and self-sufficiency to new trends in wildlife-friendly, sustainable and forest gardening. The Organic Garden shows how these popular new areas of green living are relevant to the ordinary gardener and demonstrates simple, achievable ways in which you can use these ideas to transform your garden.Includes:• Essentials of organic practice• Gardening for wildlife and ornament• Gardening for food• Ethical choices at the garden centre• Shed’s Dead – how to create an ecological shed and explore alternatives for outdoor living• Gardening beyond the garden – allotments, conservation volunteering, community gardening• Climate change and today’s gardener

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007372621
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
504 KB

Meet the Author

Allan Shepherd lives in Wales and leads the life of an environmental pioneer. A passionate advocate of practical organics, he works closely with CAT, the Centre for Alternative Technology. He has forged a unique style of writing, tackling big issues with humour and irreverence.

His books include The Organic Garden, The Little Book of Compost, The Little Book of Garden Heroes and Curious Incidents in the Garden at Night-time. Visit his website at www.allanshepherd.com.

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