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The Practical Guide to Container Gardening

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Product Description

Offers boundless possibilities for cleverly decorating small areas both indoors and out. It's a manageable and fun way to garden, no matter how little space you have.

This inspiring and beautiful book is a comprehensive reference for choosing the best containers for specific plants, planning seasonal planting schemes, and using simple planting techniques and proper plant maintenance.

With this guide, anyone can explore the joys of gardening, whether in a rural setting or a city apartment. A Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Paperback, 160 pages.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1580173292
ISBN-13: 9781580173292
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Publisher's Description

Offering boundless possibilities for cleverly decorating small areas indoors and out, container gardening is fun and easy. This practical guide covers everything you need to know to design and maintain your own container garden, including illustrated step-by-step instructions for choosing the best container for each plant, creating seasonal planting schemes, and a variety of proven growing techniques. With detailed profiles of more than 100 plants, you’ll be inspired to experiment and add creative touches to your thriving and beautiful container garden.

Author Bio

Susan Berry is a garden writer and editor who specializes in gardening, design, and craft subjects. Together with Steve Bradley she wrote The Practical Guide to Container Gardening,and is the author of many other books on gardening. She lives in England.
Steve Bradley is director of horticulture at Merrist Wood in England. He is respected as one of Great Britain’s foremost horticulturists.

Editorial Reviews

 

“Here are creative ideas for special plants to capture more than casual interest for the container garden.”

– Dick Delano, the Dutch Gardener (broadcast)

 

“The ideal book for those who are looking for ways to dramatize their container gardens.” – The Florida Gardener

 

“This is one of the best container gardening books…great attention is given to the often-neglected maintenance of container gardens.” – Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch

 

“This is the ideal book for gardeners who are short of time or space and for those looking for simple ways to add drama and color to their outdoor living spaces.” – Gardens Decks & Patios

 

 

“Using clear language and photography, this excellent book covers all of the important aspects of container gardening – including sites, design, care, and a plant directory.” – Library Journal, starred review

 

 

 

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 27, 2009
    Suzanne Yeager
    A great resource! I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys gardening. Good information, ideas, and instructions. I love looking through this book. So many ideas for plants that I would never have put in a pot!
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    August 7, 2007
    Nancy Lee
    It will definitely help with some container problems we've been having the past couple of years. We just never know what to put in a container, and this will help decide what needs to go, and where to put it.
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