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Gardening for Planet Earth

Gardening for Planet Earth

Author: Dee Pigneguy
$27.99 (NZD)  inc GST
Description

If we were to focus on growing food in family backyards, we could shape a new world."


Gardening is all about learning, experimenting, changing things, adapting, being observant and open to new ideas. Let the amazing photographs in this book help you to learn how to create your own garden paradise.


Gardening for Planet Earth will help you discover:



  • How organic gardens depend on nature's cycles for everything from making soil and fixing nitrogen to growing nutrient dense food.

  • How plants sustain life on earth based on the sun's renewable energy.

  • The role insects play in the predator-prey cycle.

  • The fun and excitement of growing your own fruit, flowers, herbs and vegetables.

  • How organic gardening can slow climate change.


With her husband Mike once again behind the camera, Dee Pigneguy has reshaped and augmented her immensely popular, and now sold out book, Growing Gardeners, into this inspirational resource for anyone interested in growing their own healthy food while improving the health of their family and our own planet, Earth.

Author description

Written by Dee Pigneguy, an ex-teacher and author of several books, including Feed Me Right: Nutritional Know-how and Body Science, & Growing Gardeners. Dee Pigneguy is passionate about the environment, gardening, nutrition, healthy food and healthy bodies. Through various gardening and cooking courses Dee teaches children and adults about the environment and living a healthier and better life; a life in harmony with nature.

Table of contents

Biological Gardening For Earth's Future -- What Is Soil? -- The Cycles of Life -- More Life Cycles -- How Plants Grow -- Flower Power -- The Pollination Cycle -- Beneficial Creatures -- Organic Gardening -- Seeds -- Growing Your Own Food -- Plant Protection -- Edible Flowers -- Resources -- Index -- Acknowledgements.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780958296625
  • : Papawai Press
  • : Papawai Press
  • : September 2009
  • : 240x190mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 68
  • : Dee Pigneguy
  • : colour illustrations
  • : 635.0484
  • : Paperback