How to Grow Food in Small Spaces, by Fabian Capomolla & Matt Pember, who install small edible gardens in Victoria. They use boxes on balconies, crates which you can put anywhere, even in your backyard, or they create no-dig garden beds. They have spent years helping people grow fruit and vegetables and they believe you can create your own little edible garden, almost anywhere in Australia. And in this easy-to-use guide they show you just how to do that and how simple it is!
They cover the fundamentals such as Soil, Climate, Watering, Composting, Worm Farms, Saving and Sowing Seeds. Then the Raised Garden Beds and Crates are all covered comprehensively, with fully illustrated step-by-step plans and how to build a raised garden bed instructions that show how to create your own little veggie patch in any space. This means you can just hop into it, all the planning is done for you!
This wonderful book includes a complete A to Z of Edible Plants which gives you vital information on more than 40 vegetables and fruit trees, and includes detailed planting information, ongoing maintenance advice, tips on best companions and when to harvest. You can't go wrong with all this know-how at your fingertips! There are Weekend Activities scattered throughout the book which will means you can get the kids involved too, whether they are Making a Scarecrow, Building a Spud Tower or Growing Beans in a Bean Can.
Gardening is lots of fun, and a healthy outdoor activity no matter what your age or interest level is! This book is packed full of all the knowledge you'll need plus some recipes and some hilarious stories from Fabian and Mat's own veggie-growing experience! This colourful guide is great for anyone interested in growing their own food, and even those who didn't know they were interested!