Plants in Pots

Plants in Pots

by Mark Bolton (Photographer), Andi Clevely (Author), Andi Clevely (Author), Mark Bolton (Photographer)


This stylish and simple guide to one of the most popular forms of gardening equips you with all the practical information you might need and inspires with creative ideas to suit all tastes. Taking you through the four components of success - choosing an appropriate pot, selecting a suitable plant, identifying a favourable site and using the best growing method - it shows you how to make effective and changing plant displays in containers and maintain them with ease.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 104
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Published: 28 Mar 2008

ISBN 10: 0711227497
ISBN 13: 9780711227491

Media Reviews
Lots of inspiration and practical advice here for those of you who are about to create some potfuls of colour. Oxford Times A simple hardback to guide you through all the do's and don'ts of pot gardening. A nice mixture of design ideas and down to earth advice. Amateur Gardening The ideal gift for a container gardener keen to extend their repertoire... Clevely reinforces what most gardeners know: that with a thoughtfully assembled collection of containers and plants, a concrete patch can become a potted paradise. Evening Standard
Author Bio
Andi Clevely has spent thirty-five years as a working gardener. After taking a degree in English at Oxford he began his gardening career on the Crown Estate at Windsor Great Park. Thereafter he was for many years employed as head gardener in private service (initially for J.B. Priestley and Jacquetta Hawkes). He now lives in Wales, where he writes about gardening and tends his own hillside garden. His many books include Patios, Water in the Garden, City Garden, Plants in Pots and the bestselling Allotment Garden. As a journalist he writes regularly for The Garden, Homes and Gardens, The Field and BBC Gardener's World Magazine. In 2003 he won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Practical Journalist of the Year.

The work of photographer Mark Bolton has been published in most of the high-quality lifestyle and garden/home magazines in Europe and he has been principal photographer for a number of books. He lives in Bristol.