Published by DK
By Tom Massey
About Resilient Garden
Create a beautiful, climate-resilient, sustainable garden that will take your outdoor space into the future.
As we live with an increasingly changing climate, summer droughts, winter waterlogging, high winds, erratic frosts, and frequent pests are challenges that many gardeners may face in different regions around the world. This cutting-edge book-grounded in the latest RHS research-shows you how to work with the environment and adapt your outdoor space to give it exactly what it needs to flourish ... and to give wildlife a helping hand, too.
Discover how a hedge can reduce noise and trap pollution, how a patio affects waterlogging, how to create a vertical green wall of homegrown vegetables, how to harvest your rainwater, and much more.
Award-winning garden designer Tom Massey shares essential tips on how to analyze your backyard, looking at everything from soil type to sun exposure, before recommending practical projects and plant choices that will be perfect for your plot.
Together we can garden more sustainably; mitigate extreme weather conditions; and ensure our outdoor spaces remain resilient, beautiful, inspiring places to enjoy for years to come.