by Niki Jabbour
Outlining a range of ideas for growing edible crops in often challenging conditions, Jabbour examines 73 unique kitchen plots.
From growing backyard hops for beer making to growing figs in a northern climate, this illustrated guide explores the possibilities of gardening in unusual ways. Filled with insightful commentary from the contributing gardeners, it covers rooftop, vertical and patio gardens, and dealing with small spaces and difficult light conditions. It includes tips on irrigation, seed saving, pest control, estimating crop yield, unorthodox plant containers, succession planting and much more.
Plant lists and drawings for each garden design are provided, as well as a list of recommended online references.
Softcover, 8" x 10", 263 pages, 2014.