Successful Container Gardening: 75 Easy-to-Grow Flower and Vegetable

Successful Container Gardening: 75 Easy-to-Grow Flower and Vegetable "Gardens"

by Joseph Provey, How-To
     
 

This book describes the advantages to container gardening in words and pictures. It includes more than 300 color photos and 20 illustrations, along with advice for choosing the right container and soil medium; dozens ofplant-specific "recipes" for container gardens of flowers, vegetables, shrubs, and treescategorized by sunlight requirements; strategies for irrigation…  See more details below

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This book describes the advantages to container gardening in words and pictures. It includes more than 300 color photos and 20 illustrations, along with advice for choosing the right container and soil medium; dozens ofplant-specific "recipes" for container gardens of flowers, vegetables, shrubs, and treescategorized by sunlight requirements; strategies for irrigation; expert tips for disease and pest prevention; andfoolproofinstructions for pruning, pinching, and bedding.

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From the Publisher
"How to grow beautiful mixed plantings in containers is the theme of this well organized, informative garden guide………. handsome photographs are sure to inspire even the most experienced gardener". Chicago Botanic Garden March 19, 2010

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580114561
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner Press
Publication date:
01/04/2010
Series:
Gardening Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

JOSEPH PROVEY is the former editor-in-chief of Family Handyman, Mechanix Illustrated/Home Mechanix, and Practical Homeowner magazines. He has authored several home improvement books, including the Creative Homeowner titles Outdoor Kitchens, Toro Expert Guide to Lawns,and Design Ideas for Flooring, as well as many articles for national home and garden magazines. Provey began his career as a carpenter and now lives in Bridgeport, CT.

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