How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques (Great Courses), No. 9716

 
9781598039382: How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques (Great Courses), No. 9716

Growing your own plants in containers is the perfect way to liven up a living space without much of the hassle associated with traditional gardening. With an understanding of the essentials of container gardening, you can plant anything that you would in an in-ground garden: perennials, annuals, grasses, vegetables, fruits, and even trees. And all of this you can find in the six lessons of How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips and Techniques. Delivered by award-winning horticulturalist and master gardening educator Melinda Myers, this series gives you the essentials of container gardening and the expert know-how to grow practically anything you want in as small a space as you have. Perfect for gardeners at all levels of experience. Throughout these 6 lessons, you'll learn the fundamentals of successful container gardening, including · the advantages of different containers (such as concrete, plastic, and glass; · the specific soil, light, and water requirements for some of the most common plants and flowers planted in containers; and · solutions to common problems and pitfalls related to container gardening. Here is just some of the insider information you'll get with these lessons. · One easy way to design a container garden is the "thriller, spiller, and filler" technique. · To find out when it's time to water your container garden, your finger is the best tool. · What happens to your container gardens when winter comes? · With more than 300 kinds of plants shown or referred to, you'll have an encyclopedic visual reference for container gardening. With more than 30 years of experience as a college professor, popular television and radio host, and prolific writer, Ms. Myers knows how to make container gardening fascinating and fun. Ms Myers received the Garden Communicator of the Year Award from the American Nursery & Landscape Association and the American Horticultural Society's B. Y. Morrison Communication Award

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