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In The Urban Gardener, garden designer and lecturer Matt James provides an approachable, practical guide to making the most of an urban garden, including:

  • How to design an urban space … from balconies and roof terraces to courtyards, basement areas and window ledges
  • 10 ways to improve your environment through sustainable gardening techniques
  • Creating a space for living, with areas for dining, playing and growing your own produce
  • Planting the urban garden: using plants to define space; to introduce color, form and texture; and to provide much-needed shade and privacy
  • Looking after the urban garden: planting techniques and timing, irrigation, drainage and weed control
  • 15 step-by-step projects, including creating a living green wall and installing a green roof
  • Directory of plants that will thrive in an urban environment

Author: Matt James

Pages: 224

Format: Hardcover

Weight: 2.34

Item Number: 7371

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