Become one of the world's 200 million urban farmers with this definitive guide to growing food in the city. Whether you are growing herbs in a window box or harvesting carrots from a community garden, this book will teach you how to identify suitable crops and the nutrients they require to thrive, set up healthy soil, and create many styles of productive garden beds. Propagation, drainage and composting are well covered, as are tackling pests and diseases, establishing worm farms, and keeping chickens and bees. 264 pages, paperback. Angus Stewart and Simon Leake.