Climate Change Garden Book

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592528

£16.99

The recent scorching summers - with their Mediterranean-like high temperatures and many weeks of drought - have been a wake-up call for UK gardeners. The long-predicted greater extremes of weather caused by climate change were well and truly upon us and our gardening practices need to catch up. This practical gardening book shows you how to adapt and cope with the volatile weather extremes that lie ahead, with an in-depth look at how to adapt in the vegetable garden, what types of fruit to grow, how trees and wildlife can help in the battle against climate change and what changes may be necessary for the flower garden. Supplied with free fennel, chard and French bean seeds.

The scorching summer of last year, with its Mediterranean-like high temperatures and many weeks of drought, was a wake-up call for gardeners in the UK. The long-predicted greater extremes of weather caused by climate change were well and truly upon us and our gardens suffered.

There's no getting away from it; our climate and weather patterns are changing and fast. Our gardening practices need to catch up.

It’s no longer gardening as usual. Learning how to protect our gardens against the extremes of torrential rain, storms, heatwaves and drought and then goodness knows what else will be key. We need to learn which plants will be better suited to deal with such extremities in the first place and which techniques, practices and equipment can be put to use in our gardens, or future designs, to help provide greater robustness overall.

Sally Morgan and Kim Stoddart's new book is a gardener's guide to climate change. It's a practical gardening book that shows you how to adapt and cope with the volatile weather extremes that lie ahead – storms, torrential rain, flooding and drought for example. There's an in-depth look at how to adapt in the vegetable garden, what types of fruit to grow, how trees and wildlife can help in the battle against climate change and what changes may be necessary for the flower garden.

Sally Morgan says: "I have seen changes in my lifetime. My grandfather taught me never to plant out tender crops and bedding until Derby Day. Now we see gardeners planting out in mid-May and I grow a variety of crops I never thought possible – butterbeans, chickpeas and lentils. Our traditional gardening books are full of ideas dating back to the Victorians who lived through very different times. We need to learn from our gardens and adapt. This book will help gardeners do just that."

Supplied with free fennel, chard and French Bean seeds.

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