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The Ecological Gardener: How to Create Beauty and Biodiversity from the Soil Up

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ISBN: 9781645020073
AuthorRees-Warren, Matt
Pub Date29/04/2021
BindingTrade PB
Pages224
CountryUSA
Dewey635.0484
€23.22

Matt Rees-Warren explains why every square inch of Earth, including our gardens, has ecological significance... Excellent, timely, essential!' Douglas W. Tallamy , author of Nature's Best Hope



Design a garden for the future - because what we grow matters.



Transform your garden into a self-sustaining haven for nature and wildlife. Ecological garden designer Matt Rees-Warren shares inspirational design ideas and practical projects to help you create a garden that is both beautiful today and sustainable tomorrow.



The Ecological Gardener will give you the tools to create an abundant, healthy garden from the soil up - a garden that welcomes birds and bees and allows native planting and wild flowers to flourish, with minimal carbon impact or need for fresh water. This book can guide both novice and experienced gardeners alike in their journey to a more ecological approach, and is full of practical projects and information, including:





Finding the right design for your space
Creating a wildflower meadow
Building rainwater catchments and other tips for water conservation
Making compost from kitchen waste, leafmould, compost tea and more
Creating a space for wildlife such as hedgehogs, bees and other pollinators
Finding beauty in your garden during the winter


Matt will show you how to reimagine how you garden, working with nature instead of controlling it, to create a space that promotes both wildlife and beauty.

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Matt Rees-Warren explains why every square inch of Earth, including our gardens, has ecological significance... Excellent, timely, essential!' Douglas W. Tallamy , author of Nature's Best Hope



Design a garden for the future - because what we grow matters.



Transform your garden into a self-sustaining haven for nature and wildlife. Ecological garden designer Matt Rees-Warren shares inspirational design ideas and practical projects to help you create a garden that is both beautiful today and sustainable tomorrow.



The Ecological Gardener will give you the tools to create an abundant, healthy garden from the soil up - a garden that welcomes birds and bees and allows native planting and wild flowers to flourish, with minimal carbon impact or need for fresh water. This book can guide both novice and experienced gardeners alike in their journey to a more ecological approach, and is full of practical projects and information, including:





Finding the right design for your space
Creating a wildflower meadow
Building rainwater catchments and other tips for water conservation
Making compost from kitchen waste, leafmould, compost tea and more
Creating a space for wildlife such as hedgehogs, bees and other pollinators
Finding beauty in your garden during the winter


Matt will show you how to reimagine how you garden, working with nature instead of controlling it, to create a space that promotes both wildlife and beauty.

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