An Organic Gardener's Experience

By Philip Clarke
January 2002
The Book Guild Ltd.
ISBN: 1-85776-594-X
80 pages, illustrated
$26.50 hardcover

An Organic Gardener's Experience has been written by a pioneer of organic gardening techniques, and is a treasure trove of information on all aspects of horticulture. For the past forty years, Philip Clarke has run his garden on strictly organic lines. His wealth of experience will inspire and inform the amateur gardener. Combining indispensable factual information with personal anecdotes, An Organic Gardener's Experience covers everything necessary for efficient organic gardening-from choosing the right fertilizer to deciding on the merits of different varieties of roses and the various options for lawns and hedges. This is a highly readable as well as instructive work, and an inspiration to those thinking of going organic.

About the author:
Philip Clarke was born in Norfolk and educated at Worksop College. Up until 1969 he ran the family farm and now lives in Syderstone near Kings Lynn. Philip Clarke was Head Gardener at Wolterton Hall, the seat of the Walpole family near Norwich. Philip Clarke was a founding member and president of the West Norfolk Organic Group. He is also a committee member for several ecological and organic groups. Philip Clarke lectures on organic gardening and has featured in Amateur Gardening Magazine, Eastern Daily Press, Country Garden and Smallholding and The Jewish Vegetarian.

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