The New City Gardener
Natural Techniques and Necessary Skills for A Successful Urban GardenBook - 1999
Successful gardeners are made, not born. For a beginning gardener with a small city space or an experienced gardener with a large suburban lot, The New City Gardener provides all the practical skills and information necessary to create a beautiful garden in an urban environment. Your climate and soil conditions will determine what plants can adapt to your site, but The New City Gardener shows you how to dig in to improve your soil and create a garden that will not only survive, but thrive without extensive cultivation.
As a horticulturist and landscape designer who has lived and gardened in New York, Rome and Toronto, Judith Adam's experience helps you:design the garden's structure plan for spring-to-autumn bloom keep a lawn thick and vigorous, naturally prune for natural growth know when and how much to fertilize.
The New City Gardener is packed with solutions to urban growing problems such as:how to use the narrow strip between your house and your neighbor's how to integrate the front yard with the backyard how to make and use hedges and berms.