Design options


There are a number of basic approaches and considerations around designing a growing patch.


General advice http://www.growveg.com/growblogpost.aspx?id=183


Crop rotation https://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=124


Companion planting http://www.the-gardeners-calendar.co.uk/companion_planting/


Gardening in a changing climate http://www.organicauthority.com/organic-gardening/climate-change-gardening.html


Potagers http://www.growveg.com/growblogpost.aspx?id=223 and http://garden.lovetoknow.com/how-design-potager-garden


Square Foot / Metre gardening http://www.growveg.com/growblogpost.aspx?id=148


Permaculture gardens http://deepgreenpermaculture.com/diy-instructions/starting-your-permaculture-garden/ 


and http://permaculturenews.org/2010/10/08/how-to-build-a-permaculture-vegetable-garden/


Allotment design http://www.myallotmentgarden.co.uk/starting-an-allotment/allotment-planning/ 


and http://www.cottagesmallholder.com/how-to-design-your-allotment-layout-7477/


Starting an allotment https://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=84



Edible plants (see also Shopping and Sharing)


7000 Edible and Medicinal Plants - Plants for a Future Database http://www.pfaf.org/user/plantsearch.aspx



Design consultancy


These local organisations can provide design consultancy: 


Hyde Park Source http://www.hydeparksource.org


TCV design http://www.tcv.org.uk/urbanecology/environmental-design


Groundwork http://www.yorkshire.groundwork.org.uk/what-we-do/improving-open-spaces/landscape-design-skills.aspx


Leeds Beckett Landscape Architecture  Design and Community http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/as/ald/landscape-design-and-community.htm


Edible Cities http://ediblecities.co.uk/


Leeds Permaculture Network http://www.leedspermaculturenetwork.org/



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