Container Gardening for Washington and Oregon

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Container gardening offers an exciting opportunity to have a wide variety of plants in dazzling combinations for your Pacific Northwest 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 Pacific Northwest 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789768200419
  • Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing International Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/2/2008
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 640,765
  • 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     11
Vertical and Rooftop Gardening     14
Container Design     18
Container Selection     28
Container Gardening Environment     34
Container Principles     39
Planting Your Containers     44
Container Garden Maintenance     47
Protecting Containers and Plants     54
Pests and Diseases     57
About this Guide     60
Plant Directory     61
Glossary     211
Quick Reference Chart     212
Index     220
About the Authors/Acknowledgments     224
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