Permaculture in Pots

Permaculture in Pots

How to Grow Food in Small Urban Spaces

Book - 2013
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Growing food in cities is becoming the big urban trend. As demand far outstrips supply for allotments, Permaculture in Pots gives power and opportunity back to those of us with little space. This clear and easy to use month by month guide shows you how to grow food on a balcony or in a container garden, using low impact permaculture principles. Wherever you are however much space you have, this book will help you to make significant steps towards a more creative, self reliant lifestyle.
Publisher: East Meon, Hampshire : Permanent, 2013
ISBN: 9781856230971
185623097X
Branch Call Number: 631.58 K323p 2013
Characteristics: 193 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Permaculture Association (Britain)

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koimaiden
Feb 18, 2016

Gets the small right! Good advice specific to apartment dwellers & renters but principles are great for everyone growing in containers or small spaces. The format is a calendar of chores, each featuring an herb of the month. Starting in November is unconventional, though with the supplemental information on soil and worm composting makes it a good place to start. Points for: Seasonal Recipes, Herb of the Month, Foraging Tips, Succinct plans for laying out growing areas on a balcony. I like the emphasis on sustainable options and reused/upcycled containers. Includes numerous ‘hot to’s’ including making a sub-irrigated planter (aka Self-watering).
Find an more expanded review here on my ad-free blog http://gardeningintheround.blogspot.com/2016/02/book-review-permaculture-in-pots.html

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