A comprehensive book that provides information and guidance for anyone interested in setting up and running a community energy project.
9780857842497 | Published: April 2016 | Green Books
The Garden Awakening is a garden design book with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish gardening traditions, Chelsea Gold Award Winner Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens as spaces that work in harmony with nature.
9780857843135 | Published: March 2016 | Green Books
Living on One Acre or Less - How to produce all the fruit, veg, meat, fish and eggs your family needsBy Sally Morgan
This book will give you everything you need to set-up your own mini-farm, allowing you to live more self-sufficiently.
9780857843302 | Published: March 2016 | Green Books
In Six Steps Back to the Land, Colin Tudge explains how we can achieve that, and have truly sustainable, resilient and productive farms, looking at:why we need to rethink our approach to farming; how we can move to low-input mixed farms; how tightly-integrated farms employ many skilled people; dealing with the practicalities of this form of farming in today's world; and how we can get involved.
9780857841230 | Published: January 2016 | Green Books
From jam-jar posies to elaborate displays, Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers explains how to grow and create beautiful arrangements and make your special day unique, without costing the earth.
9780857842534 | Published: November 2015 | Green Books
Farm Digesters - Anaerobic digesters produce clean renewable biogas, and reduce greenhouse emissions, water pollution and dependence on artificial fertilizersBy Jonathan Letcher
A no-nonsense guide to farm digesters, providing a wealth of useful information for anyone who wants to know more.
9780857842329 | Published: November 2015 | Green Books
Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, focussing on natural methods rather than expensive technology.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting - How to raise your child, help save the planet and not go madBy Kate Blincoe Foreword by Nikki Duffy
The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting is a fun, practical and inspirational guide to maintaining your green values while raising your children, engaging with nature, and getting outdoors - all without feeling guilty about the inevitable compromises.
9780857842541 | Published: October 2015 | Green Books
The book begins by defining spirituality for a modern audience of all faiths and beliefs, and goes on to consider the problems and necessities of true leadership. Drawing on a rich history of spirituality and activism it is both guide and inspiration for people involved in activism for social or environmental justice.
9780857843005 | Published: September 2015 | Green Books
Irene Schoene puts forward an alternative economics that is not only relevant to our modern world of technology and industry, but which also shows an awareness of environmental considerations.
9780857843098 | Published: September 2015 | Green Books
This book was previously published under the title Using Natural Finishes. Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints is an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.
In this full colour, fully updated new edition of the book Grand Designs described as "the essential guide to straw-bale building"; Barbara Jones uses her 20 years of experience in natural building methods to guide self-builders and architects through using straw as a sustainable material for a diverse range of comfortable and environmentally friendly buildings.
A practical book to take you through the stages of creating a new vegetable garden from scratch - using any plot of land. Filled with useful advice and and guidance, it will help you to realise the full potential of your garden.
9780857842442 | Published: February 2015 | Green Books
You don’t have to have a huge garden to grow your own vegetables. Square-metre gardening is the exciting new way to start a productive vegetable garden in a low-maintenance and manageable way. This book takes you thought it step-by-step.
9780857842800 | Published: February 2015 | Green Books
A book of fun activities and games to get your children outdoors, to explore, have fun, make things and learn about nature and help them grow up happy and healthy. Suitable for groups of children aged between 3 and 16.
- The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performance
- Organic Gardening - The natural no-dig way
- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- The Transition Companion - Making your community more resilient in uncertain times
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
- The Weeder's Digest - Identifying and enjoying edible weeds
- The Fruit Tree Handbook
- Future Money - Breakdown or breakthrough?