**A SUNDAY TIMES GARDENING BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020**
'A must-read for every gardener who wants to up their game for wildlife and do their bit for the planet.' -- Isabella Tree
'A refreshing, uplifting and positive look at the true value of a garden.' -- Alan Titchmarsh
The perfect book for any gardener looking to get back in touch with their wild side.
The rewilding of public spaces and farmland is vitally important to conservation, but how can we support native species and provide rich habitats on our own doorsteps?
In this practical, beautifully illustrated guide horticulturalist and Gardener's World presenter Frances Tophill shows you how to plan and maintain a beautiful garden that will attract bees and birds as well as a throng of unsung garden heroes. Whether you have a small balcony or a large open space, discover the joys of welcoming natural ecosystems back into your garden - along with a host of new visitors.
About the Author
Frances Tophill is a horticulturalist, broadcaster and passionate conservationist. Since 2016 she has been on the presenting team of the BBC's Gardener's World. Hailing from Kent she went on to study horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh and has since lived in the south west and south east of England working as a gardener, both in private estates and gardens, and community-based projects.