Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space
Title: Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space
Author: Derek Fell
Featuring 100 color photos of the author’s own vertical methods, this book showcase beautiful, trouble-free perennials, shrubs, vegetables, annuals, and fruit perfect for this new, rewarding way to garden.
their large plot requires too much weeding, watering, and backbreaking labor. Vertical gardening guarantees a better outcome from the day the trowel hits the soil—by shrinking the amount of “floor” space needed and focusing on climbing plants that are less prone to insects, diseases, and animal pests.
flowers, and fruits and recommends the best plants for space-saving vertical gardening. His grow-up,
grow-down system also shows which ground-level plants make good companions underneath and alongside climbing plants. Best of all, many of Fell’s greatest climbers and mutually beneficial plants are available in seed packets in every local garden center.