Growing Up The Wall
Grow up! If you have limited outdoor space and would like to grow your food, this practical illustrated guide will help you transform previously plant-free zones into thriving, beneficial and utterly beautiful food-growing areas. Using special containers, either bought or home-made, as well as conventional methods such as containers on a roof or growing plants up walls, you can grow a wide range of edible crops and grab a salad for lunch without getting your feet wet. This book includes: Creating edible roof gardens Planning and growing crops on green roofs, including on sheds Using a wide variety of containers, e.g. ladder allotments and growing frames, with details of how to make them Making the most of wall boxes and hanging baskets A directory of plants suitable for vertical growing fruit, flowers and herbs as well as vegetables with advice on how to cultivate them. Whether you have an apartment with just a wall, windowsill, balcony or small flat roof, a school with nothing but a tarmac playground, or just a paved courtyard in your community centre, this book will get you started on a new way of growing.
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