Explores the history and architecture of dung, the product from its human, animal, bird, fish and fowl sources. This illustrated book examines the cunning devices invented for dung's effective harvest, and the old adage 'where there's muck there's brass'.
Caroline Holmes is a garden historian and a consultant, designer, lecturer and broadcaster worldwide. She is also a tutor on the panel of Cambridge and Essex Universities, and at the English Gardening School. Her books include New Shoots, Old Tips, Monet at Giverny, Icons of Garden Design and Victorian Gardens and she writes for BBC Gardener's World, The Garden, Gardens Monthly and BBC Good Food Magazine. She lives in Suffolk