RHS Do Bees Need Weeds?

RHS Do Bees Need Weeds? A Gardener's Collection of Handy Hints for Greener Gardening

Hardback (06 Nov 2020) | English

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Synopsis

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?

About the Publisher

Mitchell Beazley

Mitchell Beazley

Mitchell Beazley is a long established family reference publisher producing books on a wide range of subjects including cookery, gardening, reference, natural history as well as leading the way with its award winning wine titles and bestselling antiques books under the Miller brand.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784727147
Publisher: Octopus
Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
Pub date:
DEWEY: 638.13
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 546g
Height: 148mm
Width: 217mm
Spine width: 24mm