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Sunday
Aug052012

Giveaway โ€“ City Permaculture v2 book (now closed)

From keeping bees on rooftops in Melbourne’s CBD to growing food plants in a bathtub in the backyard, Earth Garden’s new book City Permaculture volume 2 is packed with ideas and inspiration for growing food in the cities.

As we’re really passionate about growing delicious and uncommon fruit trees in the ‘burbs, we’ve contributed a story about doing just that.

We’ve got a copy of this great new book to share with one of our readers. To be in the draw to win just leave a comment on this post by the end of Saturday 18 August. Due to postage costs we’re limiting entry to people in Australia only (sorry overseas readers!). Only one comment per reader please, and we’ll randomly select a winner on Sunday 19 August – so be sure to check back in then!

19 August update – Wow, fantastic to see so keen beans put their hat in the ring for this giveaway. We used a random number generator to select the winner....and it’s Jayne, who commented ‘Have recently started my little window box, inspired by a kids' craft book! I love kids' books because they make everything so simple and possible. Would love your book to guide me into the adult world of permaculture!’ Congratulations Jayne! Thanks so much to everyone for showing your enthusiasm for this book – perhaps you could request your local library order a copy, that way lots of people could enjoy it!

Reader Comments (89)

Would love to read some tips on a great garden!!
August 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLee C
Would love to get my hands on this, to improve my patchy vegetable gardening skills
August 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRosemarie
Permaculture looks so interesting and now we have some acres, it would be fun and rewarding to make a real permaculture garden at home.
August 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChrissy07
For taste, for savings, for chemical free produce and most of all for satisfaction watching it all develop and grow, permaculture is the way to go!
August 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBelinda
I try to grow most of our own vegies. I believe in getting benefits from my yard instead of just having the green grass. i wonder how many fruit trees would fit in my space?
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMichele
Would love this book to enhance my veggie garden's production.
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLesleigh
would love to win this as just buying 3 acres out of town this would be some great reading
nicrogla@bigpond.net.au
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered Commenternicole larsen
This is a great giveaway happy earth! And great pictures too :)
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterleanne j
I would love this book!
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGlennie
My fave comment is the one that excitedly exclaims 'beetroot!'
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicole
I'd LOVE to give this to my dad. He's a volunteer on a park committee, and while he's no greenie, his connection to greenery really hsd brought out his suppressed inner-environmentalist. If I gave him this, he'd be quoting it for months, I bet!
August 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterIngrid Elkner
Would love to win a copy!
August 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLauren
More city folks should be growing their own food. There's nothing like the sweet taste of your own veggies.
August 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterfrunue
What a great book. Would love it!
August 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKirsten W
Would love to win this so we can be more sustainable.
August 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathy Mason
yay, what awesome timing, I used to buy all their magazines and gave up cos of tightening finances.....
but beside that they have very very good articles and I'd love to own this

Liz :)
August 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLiz
love city permaculture.
August 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathy
This book looks really fabulous!
August 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSamantha
I aspire to perma-culture in my garden.
August 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTara P
Have recently started my little window box, inspired by a kids' craft book! I love kids' books because they make everything so simple and possible. Would love your book to guide me into the adult world of permaculture!
August 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJayne

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