Growing Up the Wall : How to grow food in vertical places, on roofs and in small spaces, Paperback / softback Book

Growing Up the Wall : How to grow food in vertical places, on roofs and in small spaces Paperback / softback


Grow up! If you have limited outdoor space and would like to grow your food, this practical illustrated guide will help you transform previously plant-free zones into thriving, beneficial and utterly beautiful food-growing areas. Using special containers, either bought or home-made, as well as conventional methods such as containers on a roof or growing plants up walls, you can grow a wide range of edible crops - and grab a salad for lunch without getting your feet wet.

This book includes:* Creating edible roof gardens* Planning and growing crops on green roofs, including on sheds* Using a wide variety of containers, e.g. ladder allotments and growing frames, with details of how to make them* Making the most of wall boxes and hanging baskets* A directory of plants suitable for vertical growing - fruit, flowers and herbs as well as vegetables - with advice on how to cultivate them. Whether you have an apartment with just a wall, windowsill, balcony or small flat roof; a school with nothing but a tarmac playground; or just a paved courtyard in your community centre, this book will get you started on a new way of growing.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 176 pages, 150 Illustrations, color
  • Publisher: Green Books
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  • Category: Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables
  • ISBN: 9780857841094

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