The Urban Farmer
Producing our own fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs and honey is perfectly possible in a suburban backyard. This practical guide will help urban dwellers develop a more sustainable existence.
With a deep knowledge of permaculture and organic gardening, horticultural expert Justin Calverley shows you how to establish a diverse urban farm, whether in your own backyard, a plot shared with your neighbours or even on a kerbside verge. Justin advocates observing and following nature's cycles and patterns as the best way to a sustainable and productive garden.
As well as growing fruit and veg, Justin explains how to take up bee-keeping, mushroom growing, chook care, propagation and preserving your patch's bounty.
So be inspired and get cracking on your own little garden of Eden!
About the Author
Justin Calverley, a horticultural expert with more than 20 years' experience, teaches a popular course, The Complete Urban Farmer, at CERES in Melbourne. He is a go-to expert for the media and in high demand on the presentation and public speaking circuit. Ten years of Justin's popular 3RRR radio show 'Dirty Deeds' is available as a podcast.