The Organic Gardener's Year is an indispensable guide to everything, you, the aspiring organic gardener needs to know - season by season. Whether you’re planting on a narrow windowsill, in a small patio, an allotment or a large garden, you can dip in to this easy-to-navigate reference and discover facts, tips and inspiration to help you grow the most popular produce - the organic way. Whether you are a novice or experienced gardener, Graham Clarke, a respected expert and writer in the field, has the answer to your questions. By simply following the clear symbols and colour codes, you'll easily find the solutions tailor-made to your needs. Key sections give invaluable up-to-date advice on how best to manage pests and disease without using abrasive or toxic substances; while step-by-step instructions take you through the basics of sowing and growing through to harvesting your own succulent organic crops, as well as the organic way to care for trees, shrubs and garden plants too.
Graham Clarke has been a gardening writer and journalist for more than 25 years. He has written a dozen books and countless articles for most of the major UK gardening magazines. At various times he was editor of Amateur Gardening (the UK’s leading weekly magazine for amateurs) and Horticulture Week (the UK’s leading weekly magazine for professionals) and is now a freelance garden writer and consultant. Clarke lives in Dorset, on England’s south coast.