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The rooftop growing guide

Annie Novak

The rooftop growing guide

how to transform your roof into a vegetable garden or farm

by Annie Novak

  • 387 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roof gardening,
  • Urban gardening

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnnie Novak ; photography by Naima Green and Jackie Snow ; illustration by Annie Novak and Lauren Haenes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB419.5 .N68 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 245 pages
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27203548M
    ISBN 101607747081
    ISBN 109781607747086
    LC Control Number2015025842
    OCLC/WorldCa914156947


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—New York Times Book Review “With The Rooftop Growing Guide, Annie Novak has given us a blueprint to reimagine thousands of underutilized acres in urban environments. In a book that reflects her own creativity, intellectual curiosity, and experience, she provides both inspiration and detailed, practical guidance to create farms in the sky.”/5(40).

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$ Add to Wish List. Available at our distributor; usually ships in days. Description. If you’d like to grow your own food but don’t think you have the space, look up!. This book has already become an invaluable resource to our restaurant crew as we search for new ways to expand our rooftop production." -- Rick Bayless, chef/owner of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, and XOCO Chicago "The Rooftop Growing Guide is filled with essential information about how to grow food on the alien plains of building tops/5(49).

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