Container Gardening

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Expert advice and inspiring ideas on how to transform patios, walls, courtyards, and doorsteps through container gardens
 
Container gardening provides boundless, exciting opportunities for both novice and experienced gardeners. Here, step-by-step plans guide the reader through the process of both planting and aftercare, either for short-term seasonal schemes or for longer-term projects. Reflecting the author's ...

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Overview

Expert advice and inspiring ideas on how to transform patios, walls, courtyards, and doorsteps through container gardens
 
Container gardening provides boundless, exciting opportunities for both novice and experienced gardeners. Here, step-by-step plans guide the reader through the process of both planting and aftercare, either for short-term seasonal schemes or for longer-term projects. Reflecting the author's experienced flair for display techniques and her passion for color combinations, shapes, foliage, scent, and taste, this book is essential reading for everyone ready to transform their containers and their gardens.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847972750
  • Publisher: Crowood Press, Limited, The
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 513,103
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Kathy Brown has specialized in growing plants in containers for the last 30 years. The author of The Complete Practical Handbook of Garden Bulbs and Edible Flowers, she runs her own garden design business and opens her four and a half acre garden to the public.

 

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Table of Contents

Preface 7

1 The Basics 9

2 Bedding and Succulents 23

3 Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs 43

4 Herbaceous Plants 63

5 Bulbs 77

6 Ornamental Grasses 95

7 Shrubs and Climbers 107

8 Planting Guide and Aftercare Recipes 119

9 Year Round Calendar 137

Useful Addresses 141

Index 142

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