A signed copy of the fabulous book for the Urban Farmer gardening in a small space in the city. Angus Stewart and co-author Simon Leake are leading experts in horticulture and soil science and share skills and practical advice for getting the best from your edible garden. This book has been awarded the Book Laurel for Best General Gardening Book" at the Horticultural Media Association of Australia in 2020.
Look out for us at Up On The Rooftop featuring as a double spread case-study within the book about our early Balcony farming days! We've been so fortunate to have continued our contact with Angus whose gardening wisdom has helped us create a flourishing Balcony garden in a suburban setting.
*Angus Stewart is an Australian horticulturist, gardening author and former television presenter on Gardening Australia. He is especially interested in Native Plants and has been heavily involved in the breeding of Kangaroo paw
In Angus' words:
Grow Your Own – How to be an Urban Farmer
Many of you, it seems, are keen on growing your own food. This interest seems to be most evident in city dwellers who are increasingly seeking a connection to where their food comes from, and also an awareness that a secure supply of food is not a given for the future. There is also an awareness that children are increasingly disconnected with how fresh food is produced and many parents want to do something about that. So……
I found this book to be very helpful in developing the raised wicking beds in my backyard. The sections on fertilisers were especially informative. There was a lot I didn’t know about that vexing topic!
Absolutely impressed with my package from Up on the Roof top. I’ve kept this book safely wrapped for me ready for Christmas gift giving at its best!