Approaching organic gardening can sometimes feel overwhelming. It can be hard enough to keep on top of the weeding without having to worry about using less plastic, avoiding pesticides and using too much water.
Grow Green is a practical guide and tackles a topic close to Jen Chillingsworth's heart – growing sustainably. Packed with easy tips and advice, this little book reveals how to adjust your outdoor space and create a wildlife haven, while reducing your impact on the environment as you grow your own cut flowers, fruit and veg. Drawing on her wealth of knowledge, Jen will hold your hand as she takes you through all the gardening essentials, teaching you how to get started – no matter how small or big your space might be.
From making your own fertilizer with leftovers, planting in pots, reducing energy consumption and conserving water, to dealing with pests and diseases, Jen removes the stress and simply shows you how to garden green. Whether you are a first-time gardener or have seasoned green fingers – discover how to get the most out of your space with Grow Green by gardening with intention.
Live simply. Grow Green.
About the Author
Jen Chillingsworth is a freelance writer and photographer. She previously worked in arts management before choosing to re-train as a market gardener. Here Jen discovered her love of plants, flowers, nature and the landscape and how important it was that we try to protect them. She writes regularly about slow and simple living, eating seasonally and green issues on her blog Little Birdie. Jen has written and photographed features published in The Simple Things magazine and 91 Magazine. She has published Live Green (2019) and Clean Green (2020).This will be her third book with Quadrille.