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Creative Sustainable Gardening

By: Diana Anthony

192 pages, 350 col photos

Centre for Alternative Technology

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #113417 | ISBN: 1898049238
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NHBS Price: £26.50 $32/€30 approx

About this book

Contains practical alternatives to chemical treatments for soil, pests and diseases for both new and experienced gardeners. Includes chapters on garden sustainability, companion planting, benign pest, disease and weed control, no-soil gardening, drought-resistant gardens, low maintenance gardens and landscaping with trees.

No matter how cunning an organic gardener you are, this book is sure to teach you something. Read it if you can. - Garden answers


1. Understanding the dilemmas, 2. Sustainable versus chemical horticulture, 3. Soil management, 4. Benign pest, disease and weed control, 5. Companion planting, 6. Organic edible gardens, 7. No-soil and small space gardens, 8. Practising perma culture, 9. The water efficient garden, 10. Xeriscaping - creating the drought resistant garden, 11. Designing the low maintenance garden, 12. Trees - the lungs of the world, 13. Garden styles for specific environments

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