Parker’s Book Club: The Little Grower’s Cookbook: Projects for Every Season

With planting season just around the corner, why not get the kids involved this autumn! This month, our literary spotlight is on Ghillie James and Julia Parkers’ book ‘The Little Growers Cookbook’.

Filled with exciting outdoor activities and child-friendly recipes, this gem of a book is the perfect way to tempt your little tots into getting into the garden and growing. With step-by-step instructions, colourful images and lots of tips and tricks, they will learn how to play and experiment through a bounty of plant-friendly projects.

The Little Grower's Cookbook: Projects for Every Season

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Parker’s Book Club: The Urban Vegetable Patch: A Modern Guide to Growing Sustainably, Whatever Your Space – Grace Paul

Have you ever wondered if you could create an outdoor allotment… indoors?! Well, thanks to the written word of Grace Paul, you can! Her handy book is a must-read for those with small outdoor spaces, or none at all. We have chosen this book for our monthly book club to help you become an indoor gardening expert.

Starting with how to grow vegetables organically to creating your very own homemade fertilizer and everything in between, this incredible read from Grace Paul shouldn’t be missed off anyone’s shopping list this month. Learn how to make the most of your space, whether it be indoors or outdoors, to plant and grow your favourite produce and blooms throughout the year.

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Parker’s Book Club: ‘Gardening for Bumblebees: A Practical Guide to Creating a paradise for pollinators’ by Dave Goulson

This month, as we enter the summer months, our book club theme is all about the importance of pollinators! As the summer flowers begin to bloom, this is a key time to take care of the pollinators coming to visit our gardens. To learn how to get your garden ready for these little visitors, check out this fantastically education new release by Dave Goulson.

Bumblebees are on the decline in the UK, yet they are responsible for ensuring that many of our fruit and vegetable crops give bountiful harvests. So now is the perfect time to learn how to provide everything a bumblebee need to feed and thrive in our gardens.

Throughout Dave Goulsons book, he provides an essential guide for all the best flowers and plants that attract pollinators, as well as useful tips and tricks for creating the perfect nesting sites.

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