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A Garden for Your Space & Your Style
You can grow delicious, healthy vegetables and beautiful flowers in your urban setting. No yard? No problem, you have more options available than you think from containers and window boxes to raised beds and community plots. No time? No worries, there are plants and containers that accommodate even the busiest schedule.
Inside you'll find:
Ideas for growing plants in any available space?no matter how small or soil deficient
Step-by-step instructions on growing plants from seed
Suggestions for plants and containers that fit various styles and schedules, including: no-fuss hardy producers; stunning plantscapes; and plants that attract birds and butterflies
Advice on composting, pest control, watering and fertilizing
Strategies for maintaining your garden while you are away
More than 20 recipes featuring fresh ingredients you can grow
Resources to help you build a gardening community in your neighborhood or on the Internet
Reggie Solomon and Michael Nolan of the popular website UrbanGardenCasual.com show you everything you need to know to grow a garden that fits your tight urban space and busy schedule. Shed your work clothes, grab your iPod and start enjoying your urban garden today.
The Urban Garden Casual Philosophy is about reclaiming the peace, relaxation and satisfaction that comes from growing something yourself.
In I Garden: Urban Style, gardeners will learn the best plants to grow based on their style, schedule and available space. A casual recipes section will offer step-by-step instructions for making appetizers, drinks and even restaurant-quality entrees that will showcase the herbs and produce grown by the gardener.