There are many things we can do to be climate-friendly gardeners, but basically there are just seven steps:
- protect the land’s carbon stores
- make an orchard garden
- look after soil
- look after water
- look after wildlife
- get off the fossil fuel habit
and let’s not forget to
Climate-friendly gardens are mostly about climate-friendly plants rather than paving and buildings.
If we want to reduce our contribution to climate change, and help our gardens to actively absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, we can find some good ideas from other sustainable approaches – for anybody who wants to know more, here are some links to Wikipedia pages:
vegan organic gardening
We could even consider how to create a climate-friendly Britain!