The New Food Garden: Growing Beyond the Vegetable Garden

By: Tozer, Frank

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This groundbreaking new book expands the concept of food gardening to embrace the whole garden. new food garden is centered around the intensive vegetable garden, but doesn?t stop there. It puts hedges, ponds, pathways, arbors, lawns, roofs, and walls to work as additional growing space for food plants. Fruit and nut trees, bush fruit, edible vines, perennial vegetables, herbs, annual crops, aquatic plants, weeds, and edible wild plants are used to increase the quantity and variety of foods available with little extra work. author doesn?t just look upon the garden as a place to grow food, however; it is a place to be lived in and used, so he also concentrates on making it beautiful, comfortable, and efficient. He describes practical ways in which the garden can help us to reduce our impact on the earth. Included is advice on making the garden pay for itself, or even to provide an income. author?s ultimate aim is to change the way we approach the garden so that it feeds, heals, and nurtures us. productive garden should be an integral part of the home, and growing food should be a part of everyday life.Book is oversized and will require additional shipping funds for priority or international customers.


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This groundbreaking new book expands the concept of food gardening to embrace the whole garden. The new food garden is centered around the intensive vegetable garden, but doesn't stop there. It puts hedges, ponds, pathways, arbors, lawns, roofs, and walls to work as additional growing space for food plants. Fruit and nut trees, bush fruit, edible vines, perennial vegetables, herbs, annual crops, aquatic plants, weeds, and edible wild plants are used to increase the quantity and variety of foods available with little extra work. The author doesn't just look upon the garden as a place to grow food, however; it is a place to be lived in and used, so he also concentrates on making it beautiful, comfortable, and efficient. He describes practical ways in which the garden can help us to reduce our impact on the earth. Included is advice on making the garden pay for itself, or even to provide an income. The author's ultimate aim is to change the way we approach the garden so that it feeds, heals, and nurtures us. The productive garden should be an integral part of the home, and growing food should be a part of everyday life.

Title: The New Food Garden: Growing Beyond the Vegetable Garden

Author Name: Tozer, Frank

Categories: Gardening,

Publisher: Green Man Publishing: 2010-12-15

ISBN Number: 0977348946

ISBN Number 13: 9780977348947

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU1001866