Rurbanite Handbook

20.39

In cities around the world, we are redefining our sense of urban living. No longer satisfied with a grey, sterile metropolis, we want the best of both worlds – the energy and diversity of the city, but a connection with nature too. Filled with practical advice, projects, and inspiring stories from bus stop landscapers, guerilla gardeners, urban homesteaders and rooftop beekeepers from all over the world, this book illustrates how our cityscapes are being transformed.

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In cities around the world, we are redefining our sense of urban living. No longer satisfied with a grey, sterile metropolis, we want the best of both worlds – the energy and diversity of the city, but a connection with nature too. Filled with practical advice, projects and inspiring stories from bus stop landscapers, guerrilla gardeners, urban homesteaders and rooftop beekeepers from all over the world, The Rurbanite illustrates how our cityscapes are being transformed and shows you how enjoyable and simple it is to: *turn your back garden into an urban homestead *put a green roof on your garden shed *plant to encourage wildlife *guerrilla garden *keep bees, hens, quails, ducks *learn to identity the wild flowers growing out of cracks in the pavement *turn ex-industrial sites into vibrant community gardens

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Weight 690 g
Dimensions 20.6 × 25.3 × 2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

173

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

635.091732 (edition:23)

Readership

General Adult / Code: R

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