Is it okay to use potting compost? Which plants are best for absorbing pollution? What's the alternative to carbon-packed fertilisers? How can I cut out single-use plastics?
Aspects of gardening can actually be bad for the environment. But make a few changes and you can significantly reduce the carbon imprint of your outdoor space, and even use it to lessen the impact of your other activities.
This green gardening book will make growing your own garden easy, enjoyable, and eco-friendly. It includes sections on:
- How to grow plants that reduce your carbon footprint
- Creating a garden that considers the local wildlife
- Tips on setting up your garden, low-impact plants, and best fertilisers to use
Turn your outdoor space into a low-impact, carbon-absorbing sink. This book is packed with ideas to grow a climate-friendly garden that will help protect the planet.
Keen on starting your own garden but unsure about your environmental impact? This guide will give you practical advice on which soil to use, plants that are best for absorbing carbon dioxide, low-carbon fertilisers, and cutting out single-use plastic. What's more, this garden book is completely backed by scientific research!
Share in the delight of eco-conscious gardening when you start using RHS How to Garden the Low Carbon Way as your guide. Explore the benefits of no-dig gardening, how to use fewer plants, using hedges instead of fences, how to grow shrubs that support wildlife, and more!
Green Gardening: Low environmental impact
This RHS Gardening Book is a simple, step-by-step guide to learn about gardening or to reference as your garden grows. You'll quickly become acquainted with the benefits of growing a garden that positively contributes to the environment.