Apartment Gardening

Apartment Gardening

Plants, Projects, and Recipes for Growing Food in your Urban Home

Book - 2011
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Describes how to start and cultivate a garden in the city, covering such topics as building a planter box, keeping bees on a patio, growing lettuce in small spaces, and making a seed-starting mix.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781570616884
Branch Call Number: 635.091732 PEN NVD
Characteristics: x, 181 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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Dec 09, 2017

Half the book is the author's fav recipes. You are told what soil needs to grow plants and what you can grow in an apartment. Which is mostly herbs. If you have a yard to garden this book would help, but for small space gardening this is not the book. My landlord would never allow me to hang eaves troughs with holes drilled in the bottom on his walls. And I am sure she wouldn't allow her tenants to either. So filled with good ideas but not practical for apartments. In addition, the writing is of poor quality and littered with cultural slang that I had to look up. She seemed to be trying to be too cool, rather than good advice.

Feb 12, 2015

Might be nice as a gift, tucked into a basket of gardening supplies, for someone who had never grown anything before.

Sep 17, 2014

This is a good quick start guide. But...I'd rate this: Apartment dwellers-disgression advised. Make sure it's OK to house honey bees on your patio/deck! Make sure that water/dirt from your containers doesn't spill onto someone else's doorstep or patio etc.

Nov 01, 2011

Local author--so the advice she gives is actually relevant to PNW gardeners. It's a fun how-to on getting started in gardening. I didn't feel it was particularly revolutionary, but certainly did get me excited for gardening in my little urban space.

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