Reviews

Burra Maluca |
Friday, 2nd June 2017
This is the book on no dig gardening that we have all been waiting for. Not only does it have over 200 pages with all the information you were hoping to find, it is also one of the best presented books I have handled in a long time. The writing is... more
 
Anni Kelsey |
Monday, 22nd May 2017
This book is a treasure trove of information. With over two hundred pages of extensive and detailed information drawing on many years of experience it goes way beyond the scope of what normally lies between the covers of books on growing vegetables... more
 
Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 16th May 2017
Leading ‘no dig gardeners’ and authors Charles Dowding & Stephanie Hafferty launched their new book No Dig Organic Home & Garden at this year’s South Downs Green Fair (SDGF) www.sustainability-centre.org/the-south-downs-green-fair.html. Read... more
 
Anni Kelsey |
Monday, 8th May 2017
This is a wonderful book – over 240 pages packed with rich text and numerous photographs which sets out the scope and achievements of forest gardening as it has developed over the past few decades. It is comprehensively researched, authoritative,... more
 
Simon Hursthouse |
Friday, 28th April 2017
By his own account, Will Bonsall would have called this book ‘Gardens Without Borders’. This theme – gardening’s wider implications – has informed and shaped the author’s back-to-the-land life in New England. After an eye-opening stint in mining in... more
 
Polly Whyte |
Thursday, 20th April 2017
If you are a teacher who wants to get your class doing more learning outdoors, or a parent wishing to tempt their children away from Minecraft, this book offers guidance and a selection of tried and tested activities to encourage children aged 3-11... more
 
Burra Maluca - permies.com |
Tuesday, 18th April 2017
Growing up in the UK, I loved to explore the local woodlands. It was hard not to see them as magical, mysterious places where I could hide away from the rest of the world and I would dream of being able to run away and live in secret house in the... more
 
Helen Babbs |
Thursday, 6th April 2017
Martin Crawford’s new book aims to give ‘all the information you need to grow your own nuts’, whether for a couple of trees in the back garden or for a small-scale commercial plantation. It’s a rather ambitious scope, but this friendly,... more
 
Lorenzo Costa |
Monday, 27th March 2017
Forest Gardening in Practice is a book that comes out at the right time. We have many titles on forest gardening but this book changes our perspective on the subject. It is written by Tomas Remiarz, a well-known permaculture teacher and consultant,... more
 
Rozie Apps |
Friday, 24th March 2017
This is a great read for anyone interested in urban agriculture. Michael Ableman shares the story behind his latest project, Sole Food. These street farms have transformed vacant and contaminated land in Vancouver, whilst growing artisan-quality... more
 

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