Page /


  • A well-researched gem. I love it. Buy it and read it.

    Cleve West, The Independent
  • BOOK OF THE MONTH...Attractive and highly readable follow-up to his excellent An Ear to the Ground

    The Telegraph, Gardening supplement
  • A good read: informative and well-explained.

    Bob Flowerdew, Gardener's Question Time
  • A cheerful hand grenade of a book...fantastic science writing for a lay audience.

    New Scientist
  • I finished this book torn between wild feelings of omnipotence and a nagging sense of guilt for poisoning the mice in my garden shed...he guides us around the millions of varieties of insects that most of us either ignore or abhor...even slugs, the gardener's most persistent foe, are given respect.

    Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here

Strictly Necessary


Preferences & Features

Targeting / Advertising