Shows a variety of containers and tells how to design and maintain plantings
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Express your gardening creativity with beautiful, versatile container-grown plants!
Gardening in containers offers boundless possibilities for cleverly decorating small areas and easily rearranging garden combinations throughout the year -- indoors and out. Whatever the scope and conditions of your growing spaces, Contained Gardens provides all of the information you need to be successful with container-grown plants.
Truly a complete guide, Contained Gardens offers advice on choosing containers, creating color themes, combining plant textures and shapes, and handling trellised and trailing plants. Advice on planting, feeding, watering, pruning, and propagating these versatile plants is followed by an A-to-Z plant guide with specific cultural information on more than 100 genera and species, including bulbs, annuals, perennials, and shrubs.
Illustrated with more than 400 beautiful color photographs of plants, plant combinations, and step-by-step sequences of specific techniques, Contained Gardens is designed to be a continuing source of inspiration and instruction for every gardener.About the Author:
Susan Berry is a garden writer and editor who specializes in gardening, design, and craft subjects. Together with Steve Bradley she has written Contained Gardens and The Practical Guide to Container Gardening. She is the best-selling author of other books that include Gardener's Guide to Plant Life and Dried Flower Arranger's Year, a publication of Reader's Digest. She lives in England.
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Book Description Storey Publishing, LLC, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0882668994