The Sceptical Gardener : The Thinking Person's Guide to Good Gardening, Hardback Book

The Sceptical Gardener : The Thinking Person's Guide to Good Gardening Hardback


How are birds linked to house prices?How can a gardener improve theflavour of their vegetables?Do wildflowers really thrive in poor soil?In this collection of articles from The Telegraph, biologist and gardening columnist Ken Thompson takes a scientific look at some of the greater - and lesser - questions faced by gardeners everywhere in a bid to sort the genuine wisdom from the hokum. What is the ideal temperature for a compost heap? What do bees do that improves strawberries? Why are gardeners in literature always such dummies?

This is an expert's gardening miscellany, aimed at making you not necessarily a better gardener, but probably a far more thoughtful one.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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  • Category: Gardening
  • ISBN: 9781848319332

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