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Sustainable Gardening by Michael Lavelle


Sustainable Gardening by Michael Lavelle

What is substainable gardening? Can my garden be sustainable? This practical book sets out to answer these questions by explaining how it is possible to garden in a way that has a positive environmental impact upon the way we live. Its main focus is on established horticultural practices, showing that it is possible to be environmentally responsible, and yet still have a stunning garden display.

About the Author

After studying horticulture and environmental management, Michael Lavelle worked as a professional landscaper before starting a career as a horticultural lecturer. He currently works as a senior lecturer at Writtle College in Chelmsford. Michael has designed and constructed several educational exhibits at the Chelsea Flower Show, winning over a dozen medals including three prestigious gold medals. He is a regular author on the subjects of plants, gardening and garden wildlife.

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Publication date

21st February 2011


Michael Lavelle

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The Crowood Press Ltd


240 pages


Specialized gardening methods



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