Connect with wildness through this beautifully illustrated book…
the magical story of a year in a rewilded garden in the city
“Utterly charming, and infectious in its enthusiasm. An inspiration to those
seeking to connect more closely with the wildlife on their doorstep”
- award-winning nature writer Neil Ansell
“I warmly recommend you read this book and let yourself be carried away by the beauty of the small, anecdotal stories about everything that comes to live in a small city garden.”
Magnus Sylvén: Co-director, Global Rewilding Alliance
"This wonderful and beautiful book, full of enchanting storytelling and wonderful tips, helps you to rewild your garden and your life."
Robert Holden, author of Higher Purpose and Happiness NOW!
“ A unique and beautifully observed book. Gerry has a wonderful gift in cooperation with the natural world and brings passion and presence to his writing.”
Malcolm Stern, Co-founder of Alternatives, psychotherapist and author
"A lovely book, informative and engaging. Obviously written from a place of love and a true passion for nature"
"Written with humor and an astute sense of natures' most simple and profound relationships, what Mr Thompson sees in his wild garden, day by day, and sharing with us his observations and insights is a wonderful way to start the day"
Leonard Lee Buschel, Founder of Writers in Treatment, Los Angeles
"I bought this book as a Christmas present for my brother who is a keen bird lover. Having sneaked a peek inside I couldn’t resist reading the entire book! It was pure joy to read; charming, well written and funny - definitely a good choice!"
Mrs G, London
"We have been reading this book with our 11 year old son who has really got into it each day. We started in November and are reading the section of the book for that time of year. It is a fascinating and amusing insight into the daily life of the wildlife living in an urban garden."
Alan Sprules, professional gardener, West Sussex UK
"A beautiful journey through the year in a wild urban garden. Smart observations on the myriad of active animals and plants and with lovely art work too."
Jeff Davies, Hove UK
"What a gem. Everyone should consider their own garden when reading this book and consider what can be done to help wildlife. The rewards are great for your own wellness. Win win!"
Geoff Beardsley, Sussex UK
Geoff Beardsley, Sussex UK
"Gerry is the Bill Bryson of wildlife gardening"
Andy Mindel, founder and CEO of Wordtracker and WebventurerCEO
"I'm really enjoying reading this synchronously, and also sneakily reading ahead because it's so moreish!)"
Gabrielle CrispGreen councillor
Subscribe to get our newsletter and extracts from the book