Cool Climate Crops
An Introduction to Rooftop and Urban Gardening
Rooftop & Urban Gardening
* An on-line book discusses low-cost, light-weight methods for gardening in any situation where good soil is not available or is not suitable for gardens. You will be surprised at what you can grow on an old carpet or in a cement-mixing tray filled with old socks filled with cola cans! Principles are relevant to gardeners in both developed "Third World" nations. Click on chapter titles at the left.
* Now you can watch and listen to a narrated self-showing PowerPoint on the same topic by the author. (88 minutes)
* Or watch Wading Pool Gardens, a shorter presentation that shows step by step how to make an attractive, inexpensive and large container garden from a "kiddie pool." (15 minutes)
* Many northern transplants to Florida believe one cannot grow a garden in Florida during its hot, humid summer. You can, if you chose vegetables adapted to that climate. Written especially for our SWE Florida neighbors but relevent whether you garden in Florida or are going to work in some tropical, humid country, this ECHO Technical Note may change your gardening forever. Vegetables for SW Florida in the Summer Months.