New Container Style: Simple and Innovative Ideas for Planing Recycled Pots

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Ryland Peters & Small, Jan 15, 2006 - Gardening - 144 pages
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Creatively planted containers can look good absolutely anywhere: on a doorstep, a windowsill, a roof terrace, or a garden large or small. In "New Container Style", award-winning garden designer and artist Adam Caplin introduces a fresh and imaginative twist to this type of gardening: wonderful plants matched with pots that can be found in your kitchen cabinet, a thrift store - or even in your own backyard.From galvanized steel buckets to old wine boxes, from a collection of tomato cans to a row of brightly coloured plastic tubs, there is a wonderful choice of affordable and innovative containers to suit any style of garden.Adam explains how to choose the right pot for your purpose and the right plant for your pot. He offers a mass of original ideas for using discarded containers - in materials as diverse as metal, plastic, wicker, and glass - to make your garden a more beautiful place.

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Adam Caplin studied horticulture in England and has set up and run several garden centers. He is the author of New Container Style (Ryland Peters & Small) and a contributor to BBC Gardeners' World magazine and Easy Gardening.

Yorke is a travel, garden and food photographer.

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