Why are gardens important for climate change?

Here are just a few reasons why gardens are important to help you reflect on the wonder of your green space. Our gardens have the potential to:

However small or large your garden is, there is plenty that you can do to help combat the causes and effects of climate breakdown.

In her excellent RHS book called “How to Garden the Low Carbon Way”, Sally Nex confirms that the UK’s million acres of gardens alone  lock away over 62 million tonnes ( 68 million tons) of carbon which is very impressive.and  clearly confirms the important contribution our gardens make to achieving #netzero targets. https://shop.rhs.org.uk/books/grow-your-own/organic/rhs-how-to-garden-the-low-carbon-way

Gardeners are ideally placed to explore the simple steps they can take to help combat climate change in their gardens and live more sustainably both in and out of their green spaces.


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- who has written 871 posts on My Climate Change Garden.

I am not an experienced gardener - more of an enthusiastic amateur who learns by trial and error and is keen to "manage" the effects of the weather on my garden. Writing this blog is my passion and I hope that it will continue to grow, allowing global gardeners to communicate about the effects of climate change on our plants and the future of our gardens.

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