by Anna Locke
A handy, accessible guide to creating your own paradise plot where you can forage throughout the year
Anna Locke condenses years of hands-on experience to walk you through the skills and techniques you need to design and plant a delicious, useful, and thriving garden in town or country that is also a haven for wildlife as well as for humans. She encourages us to see our gardens as part of a bigger, local food strategy that can help to generate abundance, health and resilience.
This book provides:
- An overview of organic gardening techniques—great for the beginner
- A basic, accessible guide to designing your garden
- Insights into how to plant guilds and choose what is right for your space
- Valuable information on how ‘weeds’ can become harvests
- A choice of nutritious, seasonal plants for any sized plot
- Techniques to grow maximum food with minimal work
- Practices that reconnect you with Nature and enhance well-being
- Money saving tips to make a forager’s garden available to anyone!
The Forager’s Garden demonstrates one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways possible to grow and harvest food.
About the Author:
Brought up in cities all over the world, Anna Locke’s journey into a deep love of plants began with a degree in herbal medicine. She passed the RHS diploma in Horticulture in 2000 and became a community gardener around North London, teaching children and adults in schools, play centres, community centres, housing estates and allotments. Anna has planted and designed many community and school gardens that focus on annual vegetable production as well as fruit trees, edible hedges, allotments and permaculture forest gardens. Anna lives in Hastings, designing, facilitating workshops and developing a small community farm.