Author(s): DK Australia
If you've always wanted to grow beautiful plants and tasty fruit and veg, but don't feel you have the space, Small Space Big Ideascan show you how. Whether you have a tiny studio flat or just a bit of balcony space, you can grow a beautiful small garden, from nothing more than a window box, step, staircase, wall, porch or patio.
Small Space Big Ideasis full of small garden ideas to inspire you to make creative use of every possible growing space in your home- and find some you never knew existed! 40 step-by-step projects draw on inexpensive upcycling ideas and home-made style with useful techniques for small space gardening, such as installing water systems and outdoor electricity. You'll be guided through how to assess your small garden site and how to cope with growing conditions associated with small gardens. Beautiful projects such as prairie-style balcony planting and exotic hanging baskets will brighten up your home and if you want to be part of the grow-your-own trend there are projects for edibles, such as summer salads from your windowsill and herbs on your staircase.
Small Space Big Ideasis perfect for anyone looking to add a little bit of Eden to their patio, balcony garden, hanging baskets, roof garden or vertical garden.
Includes 40 step-by-step projects that use easy growing techniques and simple craft skills to make the most of your space DIY basics section covers useful techniques for small space gardening, such as installing water systems and outdoor electricity Appeals to the grow-your-own trend, with edible as well as ornamental projects such as summer salads from your windowsill, prairie-style balcony planting and fruit and veg from your walls _________________________________________________________