How can you cultivate a garden with care and attention that respects the environment without upsetting its natural balance? To do so, one must first learn how to observe natural fields found in the countryside or along the mountains. By discovering wild herbs and the usefulness of aromatic plants you will understand how different plants coexist within their natural environment. But that’s not all, you will discover how soil types and natural allies such as insects, flowers, water, and light help in keeping nature flourishing! The book includes the rules of agricultural synergy by explaining which plants get along when grown close together.
The book also includes some practical suggestions that can be tested on your balcony at home.
Amicizie nell’orto. Per coltivare in armonia con l’ambiente, by Mariapia De Conto, illustrations by Silvia Mauri
Editoriale Scienza, 2020
Recommended age: from 9 years.
The English version of the book is not available.
- Book launch event, the video (in Italian)