Container Specialist

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New Holland Publishers, 2005 - Container gardening - 80 pages
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No matter how big or small a garden is, there is always room for a container. They are available in a wide range of styles and sizes and encompass everything from urns, troughs, planters and tubs, to hanging baskets, windowboxes and wall pots. They can be used on terraces and patios to soften their appearance, form a point of interest at the end of a path or showcase a particularly wonderful plant. Whatever is needed in a garden, a container can be the answer. This book covers everything that you need to know about container gardening - from the basics of which container to choose, guidance on seasonal displays and creating a herb garden to container water features, indoor hanging baskets and planting a strawberry barrel. There is also invaluable information on looking after plants, raising new plants, fixing brackets and supports and pests and diseases.
 

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Contents

Section 1
18
Section 2
19
Section 3
35
Section 4
39
Section 5
69
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About the author (2005)

David Squire trained as a horticulturist and is the author of over 70 gardening titles, including The Scented Garden, which won the Garden Writers of America Quill and Trowel Award, as well as The First-time Garden Specialist and The Small Garden Specialist

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