Is it okay to use potting compost? Which plants are best for absorbing pollution? What’s the alternative to carbon-packed fertilisers? How can I cut out single-use plastics? Aspects of gardening can actually be bad for the environment. But make a few changes and you can significantly reduce the carbon imprint of your outdoor space, and even use it to lessen the impact of your other activities. This book offers clear, practical guidance on how and where to start. Packed with advice, backed by the latest scientific research, it helps you turn your outdoor space into a carbon-absorbing sink, explore the benefits of no-dig gardening, switch fences for hedges, coppice shrubs to support wildlife, learn to love weeds, and much more.