Saturday, April 30, 2016

The Rooftop Growing Guide-Book Review

The Rooftop Growing Guide-Book Review

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I was excited to see this book offered for review.  I couldn't wait till I received it!
                           And, I was not disappointed. 
This is a very interesting topic to me.  I'm not planning on
a rooftop garden but the information I think can be used when planning a container garden or patio garden.

From the inside cover . . . 
If you'd like to grow your own food but don't think you have the space look up! 
. . . Annie Novak's passion shines as she draws on her experience as  a pioneering sky-high farmer to teach best practices for raising vegetables, herbs, flowers and trees.  The book includes 
interviews, expert essays and farm and garden profiles from across the country . . . 

And there are lots of pictures! 
                                                        What a gorgeous view
 I enjoyed looking at the different profiles of different gardens.  Many of the gardens featured were from restaurants.  

There are lots of charts and how to's providing information and making it simple to plant a garen.  

Here are a few comments from chefs and other authors
Praise for The Rooftop Growing Guide: “[A] blueprint to reimagine thousands of underutilized acres in urban environments.” — Will Allen, MacArthur fellow and author of The Good Food Revolution “
Annie Novak explores every imaginable detail of how to turn any community’s acres of unused rooftops into deliciously productive gardens.” — Chef Rick Bayless, chef/owner of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, and XOCO Chicago “
[F]illed with essential information about how to grow food on the alien plains of building tops.” — Joan Gussow, professor and author of This Organic Life

For more information about the author . . . 
Authors Blog (click here), Authors Facebook (click here

I enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone interested in vegetable gardening.  

Check out this 5 star book!

This book is available at AmazonBarnes and Noble and from the publisher click here

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I received this book from Blogging For Books for my honest opinion.

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