Container Garden Idea Book: Entries, Seating Areas, Focal Points & Paths

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Containers are wonderful accents anywhere in the landscape. For those with small spaces or beginner skills, they offer an easy and affordable way to add stylish touches to their surroundings. Every gardener will find unique inspiration in "Container Gardening Idea Book." Part of Taunton's best-selling Idea Book series, it's an amazing visual clip file with over 300 photos, plant recipes, and eye-catching designs for container gardens of all shapes and sizes. It will inspire gardeners to experiment with new ...

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Overview

Containers are wonderful accents anywhere in the landscape. For those with small spaces or beginner skills, they offer an easy and affordable way to add stylish touches to their surroundings. Every gardener will find unique inspiration in "Container Gardening Idea Book." Part of Taunton's best-selling Idea Book series, it's an amazing visual clip file with over 300 photos, plant recipes, and eye-catching designs for container gardens of all shapes and sizes. It will inspire gardeners to experiment with new plants, from flowers to vegetables and herbs; with color and texture combinations; and with pot shapes and materials. Readers can't go wrong with this fresh content from the editors and contributors of "Fine Gardening "on how best to display containers throughout the landscape, change them up every season, and so much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600853951
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/17/2012
  • Series: Taunton Home Idea Books Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 770,276
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Based in Newtown, Connecticut, FINE GARDENING magazine provides breathtaking design ideas, helpful techniques, and the know-how to get great results in the garden. See more at www.finegardening.com

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Table of Contents

Choosing the Right Containers
Basic Considerations
Types and Styles of Containers
Materials

Designing Container Plantings
Design Basics
Single Pot, Single Plant
Single Pot, Multiple Plants

Specialty Container Plantings
Succulent Mosaics
Topiaries
Structures for Containers
Window Boxes
Hanging Baskets
Container Water Gardens
Edible Container Gardens
Indoor Containers
Seasonal Plantings

Placing Pots in the Landscape
Entries and Passageways
Gathering Spaces
Patios & Terraces
Courtyards
Decks & Balconies
Rooftops
Gardens

USDA Hardiness Zone Map
Contributors
Index
 

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