No Nettles Required: The Reassuring Truth About Wildlife Gardening

No Nettles Required The Reassuring Truth About Wildlife Gardening Encouraging wildlife is entirely compatible with ordinary gardening This book shows how easy it is to fill our gardens with everything from foxes frogs and mice to butterflies ladybirds and thousan

  • Title: No Nettles Required: The Reassuring Truth About Wildlife Gardening
  • Author: Ken Thompson
  • ISBN: 9781903919682
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Encouraging wildlife is entirely compatible with ordinary gardening This book shows how easy it is to fill our gardens with everything from foxes, frogs and mice, to butterflies, ladybirds and thousands of fascinating creepy crawlies.

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    1. Ken Thompson is a plant ecologist and a lecturer at the University of Sheffield. He’s also a keen gardener. His book ‘No More Nettles’ is subtitled ‘The Reassuring Truth About Wildlife Gardening’ and is very different from other wildlife gardening books that you might have read because it is based on scientific research undertaken by the BUGS project in Sheffield.The BUGS project surveyed the wildlife present in a wide range of Sheffield gardens, and tested out several commonly held be [...]


    2. This book debunks the myths and common misunderstandings surrounding wildlife and urban gardens and on good grounds.It is essentially a write up of a three year ecological study of gardens situated in Sheffield, U.K in a very accessible style and format.Witty, informative, erudite and well written.A must for all gardeners and amateur naturalists.


    3. Practical book on gardening with wildlife in mind but at the same time reassuring you that there are no strict rules, given the results of his BUGS project in Sheffield. If there are things that will help the most though, it is ponds and compost heaps. A very accessible book by someone that managed to find the right balance of detail with it being overly technical or patronising.


    4. This is a very informative book - well presented and easy to read. It encouraged me to look carefully at my little garden to see if there were any changes that we could make to promote the well being of wildlife in and around our urban home.Well worth reading.


    5. After reading Dr Thompson's excellent book "Where do Camels Belong?" on invasive species, I turned to this earlier work about our gardens and the creatures which inhabit and visit them. This formula, mixing science, good humour and a lot of (often debunking) common sense makes for an entertaining and informative read.For those of us who are romantic gardeners, dreaming of the havens for birds, bees and butterflies, many of our illusions and aspirations are gently but firmly shattered. Instead we [...]



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