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London Grows Wild: A guide to wildlife-friendly food growing

London Grows Wild is a practical guide to help urban food growers incorporate wildlife-friendly practices and principles into their gardens.

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Whether growing in a balcony garden, allotment, school or urban farm, there are a variety of ways to turn urban gardens into welcoming homes for wildlife. The advice and assessments in this guide can help growers learn more about what wildlife-friendly food growing is, identify what’s already going well in their garden, and discover easy ways to improve.

Contents

  • Wildlife-friendly food growing
  • Attracting wildlife into the garden
  • Understanding the insect world
  • Composting for wildlife
  • Growing food the wild way
  • Evaluating biodiversity in garden design
  • Resources for further learning

London Grows Wild: A guide to wildlife-friendly food growing
2016 - 20pp | 3970Kb

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19 Sep 2016
Capital Growth

Capital Growth: We believe everyone should have the opportunity to grow food as part of a healthy, resilient food system and we are working with our network of growers in London to make this happen.

2016 - 20pp
3970Kb

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