Welcome to members of the Vegan Organic Network! Thank you for your interest in my book Weeds: An Organic, Earth-friendly Guide.

weeds-FC-large• SAVE £1 ON WEEDS when you order using this page.

• Buy a copy of Weeds for £14 plus £3 P&P*. (Usual price £15 + £3 P&P). Or buy two books, saving £2. *Offer price for books sent to UK addresses. See below for non-UK prices.

• Lavishly illustrated with 100+ full colour photographs.

• Makes an ideal and useful gift for any gardener, new or experienced.

This organic, earth-friendly guide encourages you to see garden weeds as more than simply unwelcome invaders in your flower borders, kitchen garden, allotment, greenhouse, polytunnel, patio, courtyard, containers, lawn, path or drive.

“I found this book interesting, enlightening, honest, practical and sensible.” Amazon 5-star review

Whatever your garden’s size, Weeds will help you identify, make use of and tackle the weeds you find there. This no-nonsense, 142-page paperback guide is generously illustrated with over 100 full colour photographs. It contains adaptable ideas and advice to guide and help gardeners in a range of different climates.

What will you find in Weeds?


Learn about how weeds grow, spread and survive.

INFORMATION on how different weeds grow, spread and survive – and what their presence can actually tell you about your garden or allotment.

HELPFUL TIPS for using weeds to improve the fertility of your garden, feed your plants, and encourage wildlife such as bees and other pollinators.

PRACTICAL, HANDS ON GARDENING TECHNIQUES for preventing, clearing and controlling weeds without resorting to any chemical weedkillers (herbicides).


A colour-coded directory helps you identify weeds.

A PHOTOGRAPHIC DIRECTORY helping you to identify 60 common garden weeds, showing at-a-glance how easy, difficult or urgent dealing with each one is.

USEFUL LISTS of insect-friendly weeds and garden plants for growing in ‘bug banks’, and those for attractive, weed-smothering ground cover.

CLEAR ADVICE on tackling weedy ground without doing any back-breaking digging, and how to set up a ‘no dig’ garden or allotment.

AN AT-A-GLANCE GUIDE to tackling weeds all around your garden, plus a  comprehensive glossary explaining the terms used in the book.

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UK 1 copy – £17 (£14 + £3 P&P) save £1

UK 2 copies – £32 (£28 + £4 P&P) save £2

Europe† 1 copy – £21 (£14 + £7 P&P) save £1

Rest of world† 1 copy – £24 (£14 + £10 P&P) save £1

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Weeds – VON Offer

Delivery information

Weeds will be sent direct from Earth-friendly Books using, whenever possible, reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging, by Royal Mail Second Class post in the UK, and by standard international air mail to European and other countries.

†Please check which option to select using Royal Mail’s guide hereDespatch is normally within 7 working days of receipt of your order.

Any questions about this offer? email john@earthfriendlygardener.net

Weeds: An Organic, Earth-friendly Guide to Their Identification, Use and Control. 142 pages, 2016, Earth-friendly Books, ISBN 978-0-9932683-4-2.