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  1. Home gardens are found in many humid and sub-humid parts of the world. They are sometimes called backyard or kitchen gardens. These gardens have an established tradition and offer great potential for improving household food security and alleviating micronutrient deficiencies. Gardening can...
  2. Key Resource 2005-10-20 Volume Two: Design & Practice Edible Forest Gardens is a groundbreaking two-volume work that spells out and explores the key concepts of forest ecology and applies them to the needs of natural gardeners in temperate climates. Volume I lays out the vision of the forest garden and explains the...
  3. First published in 1986, this classic is back in print by popular demand. It is the authoritative text on edible landscaping, featuring a step-by-step guide to designing a productive environment using vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs for a combination of ornamental and culinary purposes. It...
  4. 2016-11-15 Understanding the dynamics of ecological design and agricultural practices connect at the point of design. Travel with us through our design process to create an ecologically balanced and appropriate diagram to implement, whether on small acreage or vast hectares of land. Learn the steps and...
  5. Focusing primarily on the aesthetics of this new garden form, The Complete Kitchen Garden is a study in design for the home gardener. Garden site and size considerations are followed by recommendations for constructing paths, edges, beds, walls, fences, and other architectural elements. Lists of...
  6. Garden design is cri7cal for seNng the stage for garden success and environmental stewardship. In this training we consider a polycultures approach to garden design. The concept embraces growing mul7ple crops in the same space, in imita7on of the diversity of natural ecosystems....
  7. 2015-10-15 This groundbreaking book by one of North America's more accomplished permaculture designers shows how we can create forest gardens in greenhouses and transform both our homes and our lives.
  8. Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound. Instead of putting branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags by the curbside for the bin men... build a hugel bed. Simply mound logs, branches, leaves, grass clippings, straw, cardboard, petroleum-free newspaper,...
  9. 2019-07-23 I discovered 100-fold gardens while researching ways to irrigate plants directly in the root zone. I wanted to know how to practically and affordably control some of the variables that influence plant growth, such as water availability and soil fertility. I read about “wicking beds,” which are...
  10. 2019-07-24 Network member Lance Edwards works in Zimbabwe. He told us about using and promoting inexpensive, water-conserving planting beds that he calls 100-fold gardens. These are a type of “wicking bed”; they are lined with plastic so that water pools at the bottom in a reservoir. From there, water moves...
  11. The latest techniques for planting roofs and walls to enhance our buildings and benefit the environment. The green roof industry is booming and the technology changing fast as professionals respond to the unique challenges of each new planting. In this comprehensively updated, fully revised...
  12. In this full-color eco-friendly guide to landscaping in Florida, the authors discuss trees, palms, shrubs, ground covers, and vines as well as the uses of mulches and compost. Additional problem-solving sections tackle soils and fertilizers, pruning, weeds, nematodes, plant diseases, and coping...
  13. This book was not written for the botanist, but sufficient botany is included to identify species, together with informative data describing soil preferences, location, availability, hardiness, transplanting, propagation, and the best use in Florida landscaping.
  14. 1968-01-01 This book tells how to create a beautiful (and easily and economically maintained) gardens using plants that require a minimum of water. Wherever you live, and whatever the size of your garden, here's the book that will help you maintain it more easily and economically. It will be invaluable for...
  15. Buchanan writes for homeowners who, wanting more than an outdoor refuge of trees, vegetables and flowers, seek to entice wildlife to complete their landscape. Aware of the suburban destruction of ecosystems that support wildlife, Buchanan offers practical solutions for attracting birds and other...
  16. Packed with indoor and outdoor gardening hits, tips on keeping your carnivores happy, healthy and hungry, and hundreds of glorious color photos, The Savage Garden is hands-down the most comprehensive guide to these fascinating oddities of the plant world.
  17. This volume is about using your raised bed garden. In the pages to follow, you will discover novel ways to plant, irrigate, feed, and protect your garden. All of the techniques and procedures described have been evaluated and are effective.
  18. Forest Gardeningis a way of working alongside nature--an approach that results in great productivity with minimal maintenance, and a method for transforming even a small cottage garden into a diverse and inviting habitat for songbirds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Based on the model of a...

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