The Little Book of Garden Heroes

The Little Book of Garden Heroes

by Allan Shepherd
     
 

This delightful little book shows how to attract beneficial wildlife and choose useful plants that will help rule out the need for chemicals in the garden. It takes the four basic ingredients that make a successful garden and selects the “heroes” (and some of their sidekicks) that best represent them:

• The earthworm soil improver

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Overview

This delightful little book shows how to attract beneficial wildlife and choose useful plants that will help rule out the need for chemicals in the garden. It takes the four basic ingredients that make a successful garden and selects the “heroes” (and some of their sidekicks) that best represent them:

• The earthworm soil improver
• The honeybee pollinator
• Comfrey, the beneficial plant
• The predatory ladybug

The Little Book of Garden Heroes explains the work these heroes do and gives tips on how to cater to their needs and habits when designing a garden. It encourages readers to kick the chemicals and go organic.

Allan Shepherd is a writer with the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781902175218
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Centre for Alternative Technology Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Allan Shepherd is a writer with a background in environmental issues and organic gardening. He works with the publications department at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales.

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