The Resource The garden jungle : or, Gardening to save the planet, Dave Goulson

The garden jungle : or, Gardening to save the planet, Dave Goulson

Label
The garden jungle : or, Gardening to save the planet
Title
The garden jungle
Title remainder
or, Gardening to save the planet
Statement of responsibility
Dave Goulson
Title variation
Gardening to save the planet
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goulson, Dave
Dewey number
635.0484
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organic gardening
  • Biodiversity conservation
Label
The garden jungle : or, Gardening to save the planet, Dave Goulson
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781787331358
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The garden jungle : or, Gardening to save the planet, Dave Goulson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781787331358
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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