RHS How Do Worms Work?


Ever wondered how worms breathe? Or why exactly trees are so big? This title covers all aspects of gardens and gardening, and will satisfy all your horticultural curiosity. Packed with photographs, vintage engravings and diagrams, it will answer everything from the practical to the quirky and whimsical.

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‘This is a lovely book to dip into, and you may even find yourself reading it cover to cover’ – the Guardian

‘An enlightening and entertaining read that will leave the reader armed with the facts and insight to improve their garden as well as their general knowledge’ – The English Garden

RHS How Do Worms Work? provides expert answers to the questions that every gardener wants to ask – and a few that you never even dreamt of. As well as answering the titular question about soil’s best friend, this fact-filled journey through the world of the garden is packed with Q&As that are sometimes practical, sometimes whimsical and always intriguing. This richly illustrated volume is an absorbing guide to the quirky and lesser-known aspects of gardening and a perfect gift for any gardener with an inquisitive mind.

With sections on Seeds and Plants; Flowers and Fruits; Below the Ground; Weather, Climate and the Seasons; and In the Garden, RHS How Do Worms Work? holds the answers to common questions such as:
– What’s the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?
– Is it true that sunflower heads follow the sun?
– When is a plant a weed?
– How do you attract butterflies?
– How long can a plant survive without water?
and many more.

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Weight 540 g
Dimensions 21.8 × 14.6 × 2.4 cm










Revised & updated edition


635 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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