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Urban Gardening For Dummies By National Gardening Association

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The easy way to succeed at urban gardening A townhouse yard, a balcony, a fire escape, a south-facing window even a basement apartment can all be suitable locations to grow enough food to save a considerable amount of money and enjoy the freshest, healthiest produce possible.
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Urban Gardening For Dummies by National Gardening Association

The easy way to succeed at urban gardening A townhouse yard, a balcony, a fire escape, a south-facing window even a basement apartment can all be suitable locations to grow enough food to save a considerable amount of money and enjoy the freshest, healthiest produce possible. Urban Gardening For Dummies helps you make the most of limited space through the use of proven small-space gardening techniques that allow gardeners to maximize yield while minimizing space. * Covers square-foot gardening and vertical and layered gardening * Includes guidance on working with container gardening, succession gardening, and companion gardening * Offers guidance on pest management, irrigation and rain barrels, and small-space composting If you're interested in starting an urban garden that makes maximum use of minimal space, Urban Gardening For Dummies has you covered.

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About National Gardening Association


Paul Simon is a nationally recognized landscape architect, public artist, horticulturist, master gardener, and urban designer. Charlie Nardozzi is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, and radio and television personality.

Table of Contents


Introduction 1 Part I: Urban Gardening 101 7 Chapter 1: Gardening in the City 9 Chapter 2: Reaping the Benefi ts of Urban Gardening 17 Chapter 3: The Urban Microclimate 27 Part II: Gardening Basics 37 Chapter 4: Getting to Know Your Soil 39 Chapter 5: Feeding and Fertilizing Your Soil 51 Chapter 6: Getting Your Hands Dirty: Planting How-To 67 Part III: Places and Ways to Garden 89 Chapter 7: Creating an Outdoor Room 91 Chapter 8: Containing Your Gardening 107 Chapter 9: A Garden with a View: The Rooftop Garden 123 Chapter 10: Going Vertical in Your Garden 141 Chapter 11: Apartment Gardens 155 Chapter 12: Community Gardening and Urban Farming 165 Part IV: Growing Plants in the City 179 Chapter 13: City Setting, Country Food 181 Chapter 14: The Annual Flowering of the City 199 Chapter 15: Perennial Flowers, Roses, and Bulbs in the City 215 Chapter 16: Growing a Tree in Brooklyn 231 Chapter 17: Lawns and Ground Covers 249 Part V: Growing to Perfection 263 Chapter 18: Weeding and Mulching Your Plants 265 Chapter 19: Watering Your Garden 275 Chapter 20: Controlling Urban Garden Pests 289 Part VI: The Part of Tens 311 Chapter 21: Ten Tools for Urban Gardeners 313 Chapter 22: Ten Kid-Friendly Ways to Garden in the City 319 Chapter 23: Ten Tips to Manage a Sustainable Urban Garden 325 Index 331

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Urban Gardening For Dummies by National Gardening Association
National Gardening Association
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2013-01-18
360
1118340353
9781118340356
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