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Grow Now

How We Can Save Our Health, Communities, and Planet--One Garden at a Time

Emily Murphy


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Help Save the Planet--One Garden at A Time

Our gardens provide beauty, food, and a respite from the world. But they can also become a source of positive environmental change. With Grow Now, Emily Murphy shows home gardeners exactly how to do it. Grow Now is a comprehensive guide to garden-based climate activism. Gardeners will discover detailed information on biodiversity and rewilding; no-dig gardening and composting; growing fruits and vegetables; plants that attract bees and butterflies; lawn alternatives and seed starting; soil health and companion planting; and much more. Helpful sidebars, information-packed lists, simple garden plans, and step-by-step projects round of the book. In short--everything you need to make your garden make a difference.

Climate change is a big, scary topic. But with Grow Now, Emily Murphy has written a hopeful, heartfelt handbook that provides a road map for anyone who wants to grow a healthier planet.

Timber Press (OR), 9781643260471, 252pp.

Publication Date: January 18, 2022

About the Author

Emil Murphy is an organic gardener with a BS in Ethnobotanical Resources from Humboldt State University. She later studied pedagogy at Sierra Nevada College and garden design with the California School of Garden Design. She teaches and speaks regularly about gardening and living, and her writing appears in numerous publications. Emily is also a photographer, cook, garden design coach and consultant, and creator of the celebrated blog Pass The Pistil. She is the author of Grow What You Love.