Towards the end of the book, Mears talks about his relationship with archaeobotanist (or paleoethnobotanist) Gordon Hillman, and their collaboration on the Wild Food series.
Joy Larkcom feels (with good reason) that a lot of her articles deserved to be preserved in this collection for posterity.
The Community Gardening Handbook, by Ben Raskin, really encompasses the gardening zeitgeist.
February’s book was Minding my Peas and Cucumbers, by Kay Sexton – quirky tales of allotment life
The Gardener’s Year is a gardening classic. It was written by Czechoslovakian author Karel Čapek and first published in 1929.
But if your gardening team includes DIY skills then this is a great book that will really help you to up your garden game next year.