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Thoughtful Gardening By Ed Ikin

Thoughtful Gardening by Ed Ikin

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Summary

A thoughtful and practical book on how to garden in harmony with nature. A leading National Trust gardener reveals the techniques that work at in grand gardens are just as applicable for all gardeners, whether you have a small yard, a veg patch or several acres.

Thoughtful Gardening Summary

Thoughtful Gardening: Practical gardening in harmony with nature by Ed Ikin

  • An essential book for all gardeners who want to give a bit more thought into the way they garden
  • Advice on gardening in harmony with nature
  • From gardening during drought conditions to the best friendly fungi
  • Plus how to make the perfect compost

A thoughtful and practical book on how to garden in harmony with nature. A leading National Trust gardener reveals the techniques that work at in grand gardens are just as applicable for all gardeners, whether you have a small yard, a veg patch or several acres. His advice covers:

How to make a plant healthy from organic spraying with milk, introducing friendly fungi to good nutrition for your plants.

Making perfect compost, including hot composting techniques, the ultimate leaf mould, bracken compost and potash, and composting food waste.

Surviving droughts and downpours with low-watering regimes, increasing drought resistance in plants, choosing the right plant for your conditions, and keeping plants healthy in water-logged soil.

Making your glasshouse green with water-collection systems, using beneficial insects to control pests, alternatives to pesticides and fungicides, sterilising without bleach, peat-free composts and alternatives to plastic.

Gardening by the moon with simple and scientific experiments in biodynamic gardening.

About Ed Ikin

Ed Ikin is the Head of Landscape and Horticulture at Wakehurst for Kew Gardens, and was previously the General Manager of Morden Hall Park and Rainham Hall for the National Trust. He is the author of Thoughtful Gardening and was a contributor to the bestselling Gardening Secrets and The Good Gardener (all published by National Trust Books).

Additional information

GOR004728985
9781905400942
1905400942
Thoughtful Gardening: Practical gardening in harmony with nature by Ed Ikin
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2010-07-19
192
N/A
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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