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The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing By Alys Fowler

The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing by Alys Fowler

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$23.99
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Summary

Forget makeover culture and all your gardening preconceptions, this is a witty, wise and practical take on to how to create a garden that suits you.

The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing Summary

The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing by Alys Fowler

Forget makeover culture and all your gardening preconceptions, this is a witty, wise and practical take on to how to create a garden that suits you. The Thrifty Gardener is about creating the garden of your dreams, regardless of resources or limited space. It will eliminate the intimidation factor and reveal the ins-and-outs of soil, seeds, sowing and growing. At the heart of this book is a DIY ethic that says you don't always have to buy what you need, you can make it, take it or swap it with friends. From making window boxes out of wine cases to creating your own stylish compost bin, from bulking up perennials to finding plants for free, this book is packed with offbeat projects for a new generation of gardeners.

The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing Reviews

Clever ideas on how to create the garden of your dreams for next to nothing.' * Gardens Illustrated *
BBC presenter, Alys Fowler, shows you how to build a stylish garden for next to nothing using clever DIY and upcycling skills * Your Home *
This beautiful book is my kind of gardening bible - one that is perfectly at home on a beside table for inspiration as in the potting shed, for instruction. * Green Parent *

About Alys Fowler

Alys Fowler is a gardener, writer and presenter. She writes a weekly column on gardening for the Guardian Weekend magazine. She has contributed to Gardens Illustrated, The Observer Food Monthly, The National Geographic and Country Living. Alys trained at Royal Horticultural Society, Wisley, The New York Botanical Gardens and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. She has written seven books including The Thrifty Gardener, The Edible Garden, The Thrifty Forager, Abundance, Hidden Nature and A Modern Herbal. She has presented on BBC's Gardeners' World, The Great British Garden Revival, Our Food, and her own six-part series The Edible Garden. She has keen interest in agriculture and food politics and is setting up an urban farm in Birmingham. She is fascinated by urban nature and how we make space for it and was a creative consultant on public spaces and recently helped design the Greenwich Peninsula Gardens. She is president of the Herb Society.

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The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing by Alys Fowler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2015-04-09
192
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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