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RHS Do Bees Need Weeds: A Gardener's Collection of Handy Hints for Greener Gardening
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RHS Do Bees Need Weeds: A Gardener's Collection of Handy Hints for Greener Gardening (Hardback)

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RHS Do Bees Need Weeds is packed with more than 100 practical questions and answers to help you become a more eco-friendly gardener, and show you how to adopt a more sustainable way of gardening. The book includes simple, low-cost ideas, from fun projects such as how to build a wormery or a homemade water butt to advice on which plants suit bees best and how to achieve a zero-waste garden.



In these pages you will find dozens of solutions to common garden problems as well as inspiring innovations that reduce your gardening consumption, tackle waste and help the environment. Filled with fascinating facts and ideas that will help you make a real difference to the green credentials of your garden, this book is both informative and entertaining, with plenty of I-never-knew-that mini-features. This is a book you and your family need, and one that you'll all enjoy, too.



Includes questions such as:

- Which features will make my garden greener?

- Are my garden lights harmful?

- How can a lawn be wildlife-friendly?

- Is it ever OK to have a bonfire?

- Are there alternatives to plastic?

- Can I grow year-round crops?

- Is it OK to buy compost?

Home & GardenGardeningSpecialized gardening methodsNatural & wild gardeningNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentConservation of the environment Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group Publication Date: 13/10/2020 ISBN-13: 9781784727147  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Holly Farrell trained at RHS Garden Wisley, where she gained the Wisley Diploma and RHS Certificates in Horticulture. Since then she has worked in gardens large and small, and written numerous books. RHS Gardening for Mindfulness was a finalist at the 2017 Garden Media Guild Awards, as was The Jam Maker's Garden. Holly is also the author of Growing Herbs (Kew Gardener's Guides), Grow Your Own Cake, RHS Happy Houseplants, RHS Miniature Garden Grower, and RHS Plants from Pips (winner, Prix PJ Redoute 2016). Get Growing is her latest in a series of titles all aimed to inspire people to get outside and take up gardening; forthcoming titles for 2020 and 2021 are Do Bees Need Weeds? (co-author) and Healing with Plants: The Chelsea Physic Garden Herbal. Holly also regularly contributes to magazines such as The Garden, In the Moment, Breathe, The English Garden, Kitchen Garden and Teen Breathe. Her Instagram account, @hollyfarrellgarden, follows her in her own Shropshire garden and out in the countryside. Gareth Richards has been the Digital Features Editor for the RHS since 2014, and has worked on The Garden - the biggest gardening magazine in the UK. He is a keen gardener, allotmenteer and keeper of bees and chickens.

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