Tips for Container Gardening: 300 Great Ideas for Growing Flowers, Vegetables, and Herbs

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Truth be told, you can grow almost anything in a pot — and you can place those pots anywhere ... on a deck, patio or rooftop. That's why so many people love container gardening. It's versatile enough for suburban homeowners with acres of land as well as apartment-dwellers with no patch of ground to call their own. In fact, growing edibles in containers is a perfect way for homeowners and gardeners with limited space to have fresh food in their kitchens. Like each issue of "Fine Gardening," this latest collection ...

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Overview

Truth be told, you can grow almost anything in a pot — and you can place those pots anywhere ... on a deck, patio or rooftop. That's why so many people love container gardening. It's versatile enough for suburban homeowners with acres of land as well as apartment-dwellers with no patch of ground to call their own. In fact, growing edibles in containers is a perfect way for homeowners and gardeners with limited space to have fresh food in their kitchens. Like each issue of "Fine Gardening," this latest collection is brimming with 300 essential tips, savvy shortcuts, and tried-and-true techniques, celebrating the growing popularity of container gardening. "Tips for Container Gardening "promises to bring out the bountiful best in all containers, large or small.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600853401
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 939,217
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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"Fine Gardening" magazine, the most trusted name in gardening, provides design ideas, helpful techniques, and time-tested know-how so you get great results in your garden.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Container Design
General Principles
Plant Selection
Designing for the Seasons

Pots & Planters
Selecting the Right Pot
Container Style
Windowboxes
Caring for Pots

Planting & Maintenance
Soil
Potting
Watering
Purning
Pests & Other Problems
Transplanting
Harvesting
Overwintering

Contributors
Index
 

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  • Posted February 8, 2013

    This was great for flowers, not too much info about vegetables.

    This was great for flowers, not too much info about vegetables. I was looking more for vegetables. Has great ideas for flowers! 

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