Posts Tagged ‘Container-garden’

White Urban Gardening Bag – 5 gallon

Perfect root-pruning bag for urban farmers who need the flexibility of moving their crops to where the sun is!  Extra sturdy lightweight fabric hydroponic and soil grow bags with handles for easy lifting. The fabric construction allows for increased aeration, helping reduce problems associated with over watering, rot, and root-binding.  When filled, the bag will… more

Black Urban Gardening Bag- various sizes

Perfect for urban farmers who need the flexibility of moving their crops to where the sun is!  Extra sturdy lightweight fabric hydroponic and soil grow bags with handles for easy lifting. The fabric construction allows for increased aeration, helping reduce problems associated with over watering and rot.  When filled, the bag will contour to the… more

Vertical Vegetables and Fruit by Rhonda Massingham Hart

At last, an innovative solution for urbanites, apartment dwellers, and anyone who wants to grow food in small spaces — grow up! Vertical Vegetables & Fruit shows how easy and fun small-footprint food gardening can be. Low maintenance and big harvests are just two of the benefits of using teepees, trellises, cages, hanging baskets, wall pockets, stacking pots,… more

Recipes From The Root Cellar by Andrea Chapman

Nothing tastes better than the seasonal bounty of local farms. Everyone loves the spring-is-here excitement of peas and asparagus and the summer sweetness of tomatoes and corn. Now it’s time to give the hearty, long-lasting bounty of the autumn garden its due. Whether these vegetables are eaten straight from the garden, out of a well-tended… more

Small garden tips and a book giveaway

My very favorite Bay Area gardening book is Golden Gate Gardening, a work of genius written by Pam Peirce.  I love the book so much that when I speak to serious SF Bay Area gardeners and find that they don’t own it I’m shocked.  I reference it anytime I plant something new and frequently before harvesting… more

April 15th, 2012 | 21 Comments | Tags: , ,

Big Ideas for Northwest Small Gardens

Transform your too-small yard into a beautiful, textured, and colorful garden with this new book! Master Gardener and Seattle Post-Intelligencer columnist Marty Wingate details design, planning, and planting ideas that will bring a bounty of flowers, variety, and volume to small yards, tight spaces with limited sunlight, decks, and balconies. This colorful book of great… more

Don’t Throw It, Grow It! by Deborah Peterson

Magic and wonder hide in unexpected places — a leftover piece of ginger, a wrinkled potato left too long in its bag, a humdrum kitchen spice rack. In Don’t Throw It, Grow It! Deborah Peterson reveals the hidden possibilities in everyday foods. Peterson, former president of the American Pit Gardening Society, shows how common kitchen staples —… more

The Organic Backyard Vineyard by Tom Powers

Interest in wine shows no signs of slowing down—wine tours, tastings, and vacations are now common and homeowners often have space dedicated to their collection. The logical next step? Learning to grow and make your own. In The Organic Backyard Vineyard expert Tom Powers walks the small grower through the entire process of growing grapes, with a month-by-month maintenance… more

Black Urban Gardening Bag – 10 gallon

Perfect for urban farmers who need the flexibility of moving their crops to where the sun is!  Extra sturdy lightweight fabric hydroponic and soil grow bags with handles for easy lifting. The fabric construction allows for increased aeration, helping reduce problems associated with over watering and rot.  When filled, the bag will contour to the… more

Black Urban Gardening Bag – 5 gallon

Perfect root-pruning bag for urban farmers who need the flexibility of moving their crops to where the sun is!  Extra sturdy lightweight fabric hydroponic and soil grow bags with handles for easy lifting. The fabric construction allows for increased aeration, helping reduce problems associated with over watering, rot, and root-binding.  When filled, the bag will… more

Golden Gate Gardening, 3rd Edition

The Complete Guide to Year-Round Food Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area & Coastal California by Pam Peirce This book is my bible – I read it before I plant, harvest or save seeds from anything. If you live in the Bay Area and keep a garden, I know you’ll love it too! The… more