Winner of Garden Media Guild Award for Young Gardener Initiative Recommended by BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time In The Playground Potting Shed, Dominic Murphy relates how he helped his local school establish a garden and grow a stunning array of flowers, fruit and vegetables during term-time. Week by week, he describes the small triumphs and inevitable setbacks he encountered while getting the gardening club off the ground, and shares friendly advice on everything from environmentally friendly pest control to avoiding troublesome varieties of vegetables. The result is a timely and inspiring guide that is guaranteed to get young people gardening.Stand back and you will soon see if you are making a piga#39;s ear of your pruning. ... With most plants, your aim should be to keep the centre open in a goblet shape; this allows air to circulate around the plant ... last. Although experienced gardeners would have been appalled by our weed situation a come to think of it, anyoneanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Playground Potting Shed|
|Publisher||:||Guardian Books - 2012-06-05|