The Zero Waste Garden is the ultimate gardening guide to growing food with minimal waste. Ben shares over 60 unique planning-for-yield guides for key crops, to help you grow for minimum waste and maximum taste. You’ll learn how to make the most of the green space you have, what to grow on it and how much you can harvest each season.
See plants & trees to avoid near pets (avoid cocoa/pine/rubber mulch & fresh compost near pets). Use humane safe slug/snail deterrents & no-dig garden methods. See safer alternatives to netting for wildlife, if used. Many plants (inc. yew & oak trees) are toxic to equines.
Learn about the roots of organic gardening and unearth how to plant waste-free on any size plot – from balcony contains to 5 metre square yards. Peppered with root-to-stalk cooking techniques (and edible tips on what crops you can grow immediately), this plot-to-plate book is for everyone who would like to grow at least some of what they eat. The book is perfect for new and experienced growers, vegans & zero-wasters, city gardeners and the ecologically-minded.
About the Author
Ben Raskin is Head of Horticulture & Agroforestry at the Soil Association, where he supports a network of growers to promote organic gardening principles and techniques. With over 25 years experience, He is on the board of the Community Supported Agriculture Network.