Jane's Delicious Urban Gardening - Jane Griffiths (Paperback)

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Barcode
9781920289874
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2015
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
Jane Griffiths
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sunbird Publishers Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
256
Dimensions
280 x 210 x 210mm (986g)

Summary

Do you love living in the city but dream about growing your own wholesome fruit and vegetables? South Africa's organic gardening guru, Jane Griffiths, shows you just how easy it is to achieve a flourishing food garden, no matter how small your space. This book is packed with inspirational ideas and practical information on all aspects of urban eco living. In her trademark sensible and easy-to-follow style, Jane provides a wealth of tips and suggestions for: Growing organic vegetables just about anywhere -- from containers to edible walls, from raised beds to rooftops, from community gardens to neglected pavements; Planting and maintaining a space-efficient urban orchard; Converting an existing lawn or tennis court into an instant edible oasis; Keeping urban bees, hens and aquaponic tanks; Harvesting rainwater and recycling grey water; Introducing solar power into your home; Converting a chlorinated swimming pool into a wetland-filtered haven. Illustrated with hundreds of beautiful colour photographs, this is essential reading for anyone wanting to live a more sustainable, productive and healthy lifestyle in the city.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Gardening & Plants
BISAC Subject 1
Gardening / Vegetables
BISAC Subject 2
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
BISAC Subject 3
Gardening / Organic
BISAC Subject 4
Gardening / Fruit
BISAC Subject 5
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
BIC Classification 1
Sustainable agriculture
BIC Classification 2
Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables
BIC Classification 3
Organic gardening
BIC Classification 4
Sustainable agriculture
BIC Classification 5
Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables
Library Subject 1
Urban gardening
Library Subject 2
Urban gardening
Dewey Classification
635.091732
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Jane Griffiths is a television producer, writer, artist and traveller who has been growing organic vegetables and herbs for more than fifteen years. Her best-selling Janes Delicious Garden has led to a vegetable revolution in South Africa, with thousands of home-growers now following in her green footsteps.