The Playground Potting Shed: Gardening with Children Made Simple

Guardian Books
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Winner of Garden Media Guild Award for Young Gardener Initiative

Recommended by BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time

In The Playground Potting Shed, Dominic Murphy relates how he helped his local school establish a garden and grow a stunning array of flowers, fruit and vegetables during term-time. Week by week, he describes the small triumphs and inevitable setbacks he encountered while getting the gardening club off the ground, and shares friendly advice on everything from environmentally friendly pest control to avoiding troublesome varieties of vegetables. The result is a timely and inspiring guide that is guaranteed to get young people gardening.

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About the author

Dominic Murphy is former Gardening Editor of the Guardian and is now a freelance journalist. He lives in Dorset with his family, where he keeps chickens and tends his own well-stocked garden.
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Publisher
Guardian Books
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Published on
Jun 5, 2012
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9780852653555
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / General
Gardening / General
Social Science / Children's Studies
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Content Protection
This content is DRM free.
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