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The rooftop growing guide : how to transform your roof into a vegetable garden or farm / Annie Novak ; photography by Naima Green and Jackie Snow ; illustration by Annie Novak and Lauren Haenes.

Novak, Annie, 1983- author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 635.9671 NOVAK (Text) 33946003089997 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 635.967 NOV (Text) 37323005252799 NONFIC Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 635.9671 NOV (Text) 31951004123938 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781607747086
  • ISBN: 1607747081
  • Physical Description: ix, 245 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-241) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Why rooftops? -- Assessing your rooftop -- Brass tacks: container gardens, greenhouses, hydroponics, and green roofs -- The dirt on rooftop soil -- Rooftop seeds and starts -- Flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees -- Planning your planting -- Rooftop pests and problems -- Taking care of business -- Grow up.
Summary, etc.: "If you'd like to grow your own food but don't think you have the space, look up! In urban and suburban areas across the country, farms and gardens are growing atop the rooftops of residential and commercial buildings. In this accessible guide, author Annie Novak's passion shines as she draws on her experience as a pioneering sky-high farmer to teach best practices for raising vegetables, herbs, flowers, and trees. The book also includes interviews, expert essays, and farm and garden profiles from across the country, so you'll find advice that works no matter where you live. Featuring the brass tacks on green roofs, container gardening, hydroponics, greenhouse growing, crop planning, pest management, harvesting tips, and more, [this book] will have you reimagining the possibilities of your own skyline, "--Amazon.com.
Subject: Roof gardening.
Urban gardening.

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