'This is a clearly presented work, with accessible topic headings and plenty of good advice sprinkled with engaging personal anecdotes. The message at the book's heart is to adopt a greener way of being and to see oneself as part of nature.
'This is a clearly presented work, with accessible topic headings and plenty of good advice sprinkled with engaging personal anecdotes. The message at the book's heart is to adopt a greener way of being and to see oneself as part of nature, not removed from it. On this point it is exceptional, distinguishing itself from many of the green gardening books written in recent years.' The English Garden magazine
'Conversational, interesting, and personal ... it reaffirms the link between what we love to do and why we should be doing it with nature, the planet and our health in mind.' RHS The Garden magazine
If you want a sustainable garden and a better relationship with nature, A Greener Life is the guide you need.
Packed with inspirational images and practical tips, the book covers garden planning, organic composting and vegetable growing, as well as sustainable planting, rewilding and wildlife-attracting environments. Learn traditional gardening techniques like propagating and growing from cuttings to make your garden self-sustaining, and discover plants that attract hover flies, bees and butterflies.
With Jack Wallington's warmth and expertise on every page, this is an ideal book for new gardeners seeking greener practices.
Jack Wallington is an ecological grower and landscape designer who's created over 70 gardens, from tiny city balconies to country estates, specialising in modern gardens with regenerative, wildlife-friendly planting. He's appeared on BBC Gardeners' World and writes for The Guardian, The Telegraph, Gardens Illustrated, RHS's The Garden and others. His book Wild about Weeds: Garden Design with Rebel Plants was named Gardening Book of the Year by The Times in 2019.
'This is a clearly presented work, with accessible topic headings and plenty of good advice sprinkle..
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