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Container Gardening: Creating Style and Beauty with Containers (Black & Decker Outdoor Home)

ISBN: 9780865734388
Publisher: Creative Pub Intl
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
Number of pages: 136
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Container Gardening: Creating Style and Beauty with Containers offers gardeners a variety of alternatives to traditional open-ground gardens. The book describes a variety of purposes and benefits of container gardening and includes information on selecting containers, preparing soil and providing moisture. It also suggests environmentally friendly solutions to problems such as pests and diseases.

Readers will discover numerous possibilities for using container gardens to decorate outdoor areas, supplement color in an existing garden, or bring the beauty of a garden indoors.

Highlights: Shows how to plan both traditional and non-traditional container gardens, including patio water gardens, moss gardens, hanging plant gardens, and other types of container gardens of all shapes and sizes. Topics covered in detail include choosing a site, selecting plants, choosing and preparing containers, and planting and arranging. Provides an array of photographic examples of indoor and outdoor container gardens. Thought out for suburban and rural audiences with indoor and outdoor space to fill, as well as urban readers who may be limited to indoor or deck-side gardening space. Includes a detailed plant encyclopedia identifying plants best suited to container gardening. Offers preparation tips, shopping lists, and recommendations on materials that are widely available at home and garden centers. Stunning photography makes this an ideal gardening gift book.

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