The Community Gardening Handbook: The Guide to Organizing, Planting, and Caring for a Community Garden

The Community Gardening Handbook The Guide to Organizing Planting and Caring for a Community Garden Community gardens are cropping up all over allowing neighbors to work together grow together and reap the delicious rewards of their labor together As and people become interested in getting back t

  • Title: The Community Gardening Handbook: The Guide to Organizing, Planting, and Caring for a Community Garden
  • Author: Ben Raskin
  • ISBN: 9781620082553
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Paperback
  • Community gardens are cropping up all over, allowing neighbors to work together, grow together, and reap the delicious rewards of their labor together As and people become interested in getting back to nature and growing their own food, the community gardening movement is exploding in popularity, giving city and suburban dwellers an opportunity to try out theiCommunity gardens are cropping up all over, allowing neighbors to work together, grow together, and reap the delicious rewards of their labor together As and people become interested in getting back to nature and growing their own food, the community gardening movement is exploding in popularity, giving city and suburban dwellers an opportunity to try out their green thumbs This colorfully illustrated guide to community gardening offers comprehensive planning and planting advice to those looking to start a community garden as well as to those interested in joining an existing garden.Inside The Community Garden Handbook Profiles of different types of community gardens around the world, such as community supported agriculture, shared plots and individual plots, orchards, rooftop gardens, movable gardens, and Getting the whole family involved in the community s gardening efforts Starting a community garden from scratch, including gathering a team, navigating the legalities, and securing funds Organizing fun community events, such as seed swaps and workshops, to raise awareness of and draw participants to community gardens Selecting a site, Planning the garden s layout, irrigation system, and division of plots A season by season schedule of tasks to maximize growing and harvesting and maintain the garden in the off season A plant directory featuring detailed descriptions of close to 50 flowers, fruits, vegetables, herbs, and that will thrive in a community garden setting

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