Vertical Vegetables & Fruit: Creative Gardening Techniques for Growing Up in Small Spaces

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Storey Publishing, Nov 16, 2011 - Gardening - 176 pages
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For gardeners working in confined spaces, Rhonda Massingham Hart presents an ingenious solution for maximizing productivity: grow up! With tepees, trellises, hanging baskets, cages, wall pockets, and multilevel raised beds, you can reap bountiful harvests in even the tiniest growing areas. From kiwis on a clothesline to tomatoes dangling outside a window, Vertical Vegetables & Fruit shows you how to construct and maintain a thriving and abundant garden in whatever small space you have available. 
 

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Contents

THE WHYS WHATS AND HOWTOS OF MAKING FOOD GROW UP
1
VERTICAL ANNUAL VINES
47
FINE PERENNIAL FRUITS
103
Appendix 1 A Note on Recommended Varieties
151
Appendix 2 Direct Seeding
154
Appendix 3 Growing Your Own Seedlings
155
Appendix 4 Hardening Off Tender Transplants
157
Resources for Gardeners
158
Index
163
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Rhonda Massingham Hart is a master gardener and the author of several books including Vertical Vegetables & Fruit, The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb, and Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden. She has written articles for a variety of magazines, including Flower & Garden, Woman’s Day, and Fine Gardening. She writes extensively on organic gardening techniques and lives in Washington State.

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