Contain Yourself: 101 Fresh Ideas for Fantastic Container Gardens

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Ball Pub., 2003 - Gardening - 299 pages
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"Covering an array of the most beautiful ornamental grasses, perennials, and annuals ever put in window boxes, baskets, pots, and urns, this full-color guide provides basic container gardening designs as well as detailed information and suggestions for plant possibilities. Eighty plants are profiled with photographs and information on height, light requirements, frost hardiness zone, flowering time, habits, and characteristics. Diagrams and detailed instructions for re-creating 90 designs are complemented by information on container characteristics, care clues, and plant personalities. Attention is given to plants recently introduced to the market."

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Garden writer Ouellet lives in California but was raised in Germany, where she helped her mother compete in their village's annual window box contest. Here, she draws on her European heritage to ... Read full review


Container GardeningA Passion for All Gardens
Planting Container Gardens
Caring for Container Gardens

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Kerstin P. Ouellet is the president of Pen & Petal Inc, a horticulture marketing firm. She is the author of The EuroAmerican Container Garden Cookbook. She lives in Fallbrook, California.

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