Design options

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Edible plants (see also Shopping and Sharing)

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

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Design consultancy

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These local organisations can provide design consultancy: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Please advise of any broken links, or links you think should be included here