RHS How Do Worms Work?

RHS How Do Worms Work? : A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing Answers

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'This is a lovely book to dip into, and you may even find yourself reading it cover to cover' - the Guardian

'An enlightening and entertaining read that will leave the reader armed with the facts and insight to improve their garden as well as their general knowledge' - The English Garden

RHS How Do Worms Work? provides expert answers to the questions that every gardener wants to ask - and a few that you never even dreamt of. As well as answering the titular question about soil's best friend, this fact-filled journey through the world of the garden is packed with Q&As that are sometimes practical, sometimes whimsical and always intriguing. This richly illustrated volume is an absorbing guide to the quirky and lesser-known aspects of gardening and a perfect gift for any gardener with an inquisitive mind.

With sections on Seeds and Plants; Flowers and Fruits; Below the Ground; Weather, Climate and the Seasons; and In the Garden, RHS How Do Worms Work? holds the answers to common questions such as:
- What's the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?
- Is it true that sunflower heads follow the sun?
- When is a plant a weed?
- How do you attract butterflies?
- How long can a plant survive without water?
and many more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 146 x 218 x 24mm | 540g
  • MITCHELL BEAZLEY
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 Photographs and illustrations
  • 1784726532
  • 9781784726539

About Guy Barter

Guy Barter is Chief Horticulturist of the Royal Horticultural Society, having joined the organization as superintendent of trials at RHS Garden Wisley in 1990. Prior to that, he gained experience in the commercial horticultural world after graduating with a degree in horticulture. Guy now runs the RHS Members' Advisory Service, which provides answers to an enormous range of questions and supplies evidence-based advice for thousands of gardeners and is author of RHS How Do Worms Work and RHS Can Anything Stop Slugs.

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is the UK's largest gardening charity, dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Its charitable work includes providing expert advice and information, training the next generation of gardeners and promoting the ecological, aesthetic and psychological benefits of gardening in an urban environment.
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