Container Gardening for the Midwest

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Container gardening offers an exciting opportunity to have a wide variety of plants in dazzling combinations for your Midwest yard. This inspiring book is packed with easy solutions and exciting ideas for creating and maintaining planters for your garden space. Filled with more than 500 recommended plants and designs ranging from traditional to cutting edge, it will stir your imagination to be bold and brave, making your container gardens the talk of the neighborhood.
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Overview

Container gardening offers an exciting opportunity to have a wide variety of plants in dazzling combinations for your Midwest yard. This inspiring book is packed with easy solutions and exciting ideas for creating and maintaining planters for your garden space. Filled with more than 500 recommended plants and designs ranging from traditional to cutting edge, it will stir your imagination to be bold and brave, making your container gardens the talk of the neighborhood.
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It should be no surprise that the authors of such useful books as Perennials for Illinois and Best Garden Plants for Minnesota & Wisconsin would eventually combine their talents to produce an equally plentiful guide to Midwest container gardening. And William Aldrich and Don Williamson don't disappoint: Container Gardening for the Midwest provides a ready reference for both newbies and more experienced green thumb enthusiasts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789768200426
  • Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing International Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/20/2008
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 775,090
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     4
The Plants at a Glance     5
Introduction     10
Vertical and Rooftop Gardening     13
Container Design     17
Container Selection     26
Container Gardening Environment     32
Container Principles     37
Planting Your Containers     43
Container Garden Maintenance     47
Protecting Containers and Plants     54
Pests and Diseases     58
About this Guide     62
Plant Directory     63
Glossary     195
Quick Reference Chart     196
Index     202
About the Authors     206
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