Kim and Sally realised there was a pressing need for a definitive ‘how to garden’ guide around the increasingly challenging growing conditions as a result of climate change. Kim has been writing about the subject for publications such as the Guardian, and teaching courses on climate change savvy growing since 2013. Sally has been championing organic and environmentally-friendly growing and producing in her role as editor of The Soil Association magazine.
Yes, the uncertainty of the future we now face is intimidating. Yet, learning how to protect our precious outside space against extreme, rain, shine, wind, snow and the goodness knows what else ahead of us, will be key. As will knowing which plants are better placed to deal with such extremities in the first place, and which techniques, practices and equipment can be employed to an existing space, or future designs to help provide a greater nature-friendly robustness over all.
All of this and much more besides are covered in this book, alongside lots of practical take-home advice and inspirational ideas to help you on your merry more resilient gardening way.
Kim and Sally (aka the climate change savvy gardeners)