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Ken Thompson

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Ken Thompson is a plant ecologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield. He has written over 100 articles in scientific journals, but has always wanted to write something that might be read by more than twelve people. Having been a keen gardener for many years, he has become increasingly interested in the ecology of gardens and the promotion of science to the general public. He writes a regular column on the science of gardening for Organic Gardening magazine and never watches television gardening programmes.

Books by Ken Thompson

An Ear to the Ground

Garden questions answered; horticultural myths debunked; upmarket, witty literature for gardeners.

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No Nettles Required

New packaging for this refreshing and much needed counterpoint to other books on wildlife gardening, blowing away the many myths and misconceptions on the basis of unique detailed research.

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