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Are you interested in Upside-Down Gardening? Do you want a step-by-step, easy to follow guide on getting started? Are you worried that you do not have enough space in your new hoe to set up a traditional garden? Do you want to know some of the new methods of gardening that will help you to grow vegetables and fruits that you like in your home and that too on your terraces or patio or backyard? Well, one of the very popular and easy method of gardening these days that is attracting a lot of homeowners is the upside down gardening. Upside down gardening is gaining popularity among plant lovers and is the practice of growing plants that hang down from planters. This practice of growing plants upside down is on the rise now as people are able to grow more crops in smaller spaces. Using this technique, any homeowner with less space around the house can grow the necessary vegetables, fruits or flowers for the kitchen on their patios, porch, deck or the small backyard area, hooks on the compound walls or even indoors. The urbanization and the modern day space constraints have reduced the available space for agriculture and gardening. The upside down garden is a good method to grow vegetables for your use. Any person who is interested in gardening or who wants to use healthy food without pesticides can opt for this type of vegetable and fruit garden. It is not possible to grow all types of vegetables using this method. Only selected fruits and vegetable plants can be grown upside down. This can be a major time-pass for the family. The other major factor attracting people towards this type of gardening is that the requirement of water is very less if proper protection is given to the planters. It is the ideal gardening solution for city dwellers who are facing serious space constraints.
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What could be a more refreshing addition to a garden than the sight and sound of bubbling, gurgling, flowing water? This lushly illustrated guide gives an overview of various exquisite styles, with advice on planning, construction, oxygenation and filtration.Inspirational pictures and diagrams showcase a willow pattern, castaway island and Japanese water gardens. In addition to information on stocking ponds with plants, fish and other aquatic life, there is full coverage of maintenance, improvements and troubleshooting.
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There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder. -Alfred Austin Inspired by all things green and flourishing, this beautiful collection of poetry and prose collects words of wisdom on everything from allotments to arboretums, from pergolas to potting sheds. The perfect book to dip into for a moment's reflection whether you are cooped up on a rainy day or admiring the fruits of your labour on a summer evening. AUTHOR: Isobel Carlson lives in an ivy-covered cottage in Wincheser where she enjoys reading and gardening in her spare time. SELLING POINTS: Gardening is seeing a huge surge in popularity, with more people turning to 'growing your own' Previous edition has sold nearly 5,000 copies. Isobel has written seven books including, 'The Vegetable Patch', ISBN: 9781849533775 'A Gardener's Miscellany', ISBN: 9781849532600 'A Countryside Miscellany', ISBN: 9781849535687