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THE URBAN FARMER

By Justin Calverley & CERES, ABC Books, $39.99

Sometimes, the only thing between a wouldbe city farmer and that dream garden is space. That’s no longer an excuse as horticulturist and broadcaster Justin Calverley, who teaches at CERES Environment Park in urban Melbourne, draws on his knowledge of organics and permaculture

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