Written by a professional horticulturist and landscape designer, this book shows how you can use almost any outdoor space, regardless of size, to grow mixed plantings that include flowers, fruits and vegetables. It offers practical advice on how to organize space for growing, taking into account drainage, sunlight exposure and other key factors. It follows with 15 design ideas, including balcony, wall and rooftop gardens, a community garden, an urban courtyard garden and a garden for children.
Each design includes photos and an annotated color illustration, along with tips on watering and maintenance, and suggested plants, materials and other elements. An inspiring book to help plan any garden, whether a big back yard or a balcony container.
Softcover, 8" × 9", 144 pages, 2012.