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The Garden Jungle

or Gardening to Save the Planet


Συγγραφέας: Goulson Dave
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9781787331358
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 272
Διαστάσεις: 22x3x14
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2019
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2019

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Garden Jungle"

The Garden Jungle is about the wildlife that lives right under our noses, in our gardens and parks, between the gaps in the pavement, and in the soil beneath our feet. Wherever you are right now, the chances are that there are worms, woodlice, centipedes, flies, silverfish, wasps, beetles, mice, shrews and much, much more, quietly living within just a few paces of you. Dave Goulson gives us an insight into the fascinating and sometimes weird lives of these creatures, taking us burrowing into the compost heap, digging under the lawn and diving into the garden pond. He explains how our lives and ultimately the fate of humankind are inextricably intertwined with that of earwigs, bees, lacewings and hoverflies, unappreciated heroes of the natural world. The Garden Jungle is at times an immensely serious book, exploring the environmental harm inadvertently done by gardeners who buy intensively reared plants in disposable plastic pots, sprayed with pesticides and grown in peat cut from the ground. Goulson argues that gardens could become places where we can reconnect with nature and rediscover where food comes from. With just a few small changes, our gardens could become a vast network of tiny nature reserves, where humans and wildlife can thrive together in harmony rather than conflict. For anyone who has a garden, and cares about our planet, this book is essential reading.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Goulson Dave
Κατηγορία: κηπουρική
ISBN: 9781787331358
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 11/07/2019
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 272
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 407 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 22x3x14 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2019

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