Item description for The Little Book of Garden Heroes (Centre for Alternative Technology) 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 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.88" Width: 3.94" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.18 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher New Society Publishers
ISBN 1902175212 ISBN13 9781902175218
Availability 0 units.
More About Allan Shepherd
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.