Let's Wildflower the World

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 24 May 2022
This is an exciting introduction to the global seed-swapping and grassroots gardening movement, exploring how we can rewild the world around us with beautiful wildflowers. As seedbombing and seed swapping become even more popular, passionate seed activist Josie Jeffrey presents an invaluable handbook to the practices, explaining how we can fill the world around us with beautiful wildflower blooms, as well as why we should care about our plant heritage. With an invaluable directory of all the best common seeds to save and swap, alongside essential seedbomb recipes to transform concrete oases into colorful wildlife havens, this timely handbook provides all the tools you need to start your very own green revolution. Endorsed by Kew, the Soil Association, Seedy Sunday UK, Dr Vandana Shiva, Satish Kumar and The Heritage Seed Library, these practices will transform any space into a riot of color, and at the same time help enrich the environment around where they are growing. With essential husbandry and harvesting techniques and a step-by-step guide to creating your own seedbank, this is an empowering call-to-action every environmentalist or gardener will embrace.
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ISBN-13: 9780711275393
ISBN-10: 0711275394
Pagini: 200
Ilustrații: 250 colour photos
Dimensiuni: 230 x 172 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.59 kg
Ediția: Seedswap + Seedbombs

Notă biografică

Josie Jeffery is a seed activist, keen horticulturalist, and grassroots gardener. She grew up living in a bus with her family, who collected and distributed seeds and rescued tree saplings from roadsides on their travels. She studied Horticulture & Garden Design in Brighton, has been seedbombing for over ten years, and runs workshops. Josie is the author of Seedbombs (2011) Good Companions: the Mix & Match Guide to Companion Planting (2012), Seedswap (2013) and Outdoor Wonderland (Ivy Kids).


Kew Introduction
Author Introduction
Chapter 1
An Introduction to Seeds
Chapter 2
Seed Saving
Chapter 3
Seed Swapping
Chapter 4
An Intro to Seedbombing
Chapter 5
Wildflower Directory
Picture Credits