The no-garden gardener: creating gardens on patios, balconies, terraces, and in other small spaces

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Reader's Digest, 1999 - Gardening - 219 pages
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A creative and practical sourcebook of innovative ideas and simple techniques for those with no gardens, limited spaces or small spaces within a larger setting. Includes a directory of 150 plants specially selected to enhance small spaces.

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Contents

Introduction
7
Nogarden situations
16
Paths entrances and steps
22
Enclosed gardens
28
Conservatories and garden rooms 32 CHAPTER THREE
94
Special needs gardening 44 Types of plant
102
CHAPTER TWO Tools and equipment
110
Creating the illusion of space 52 Growing in containers
116
Maintaining yearround interest 54 Plant supports
126
Rock gardens 58 Plant maintenance
134
Vertical gardening 60 Winter care
140
Water features 70 Keeping plants healthy
150
Food from small areas 72
156
Containers for all situations 88 About the plants
168
Acknowledgments
224
Copyright

About the author (1999)

Courtier is an enthusiastic gardener and writer who contributes regularly to many magazines.

Clausen is a freelance writer, teacher, and lecturer, and horticultural consultant for Country Living Gardener magazine.

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