Continuous Container Gardens: Swap In the Plants of the Season to Create Fresh Designs Year-Round

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Storey Publishing, Mar 30, 2012 - Gardening - 272 pages
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Extend the life of your container garden beyond the summer months with an innovative system created by Sara Begg Townsend and Roanne Robbins. Beginning with a central woody plant, garden ornament, or eye-catching perennial, you’ll learn how to swap in seasonal plants for a dynamic display that looks great year-round. This inventive guide presents 48 tried-and-true designs that yield endless variations. No matter the season, your container garden will be glowing with bursts of color and varied textures that are in tune with nature. 


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User Review  - gypsyatheart - LibraryThing

An excellent and well-crafted book for those who are looking to take their containering to a whole new level. Sharp, clever, stylish and down-to-earth advise. This is one I'd have in my own library for regular refreshing of my garden style. Read full review


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Roanne Robbins is a design consultant who specializes in creative plant and floral designs for small-space gardens, containers, and special occasions. She lives in Rhode Island and blogs at

Sara Begg Townsend is a garden writer and the former executive editor of Horticulture magazine. She lives in Massachusetts.

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