Quick & Easy Container Gardening: 20 Step-by-step Projects and Inspirational Ideas

Quick & Easy Container Gardening: 20 Step-by-step Projects and Inspirational Ideas

by TessaEvelegh (Author)

Synopsis

Whether your garden is large or small, city or country, traditional or modern in style, you will always be able to find space for plants in pots. Container gardening is the ideal way to bring instant colour to a garden, to provide interest in a dark corner, and to grow plants that have specific soil, sun, shade or watering needs. And if you have a balcony or roof terrace, containers allow you to garden to your heart's content. "Quick and Easy Container Gardening" is packed with ideas and inspiration. As well as all the basic techniques you need for successful planting in pots, there are 20 step-by-step projects, showing you how to recreate the pots shown in the photographs. There are ideas for unusual containers, such as plastic water bottles, gift bags and kitchenware. If you wish to grow-your-own, a chapter on 'crops in pots' shows how to grow fruit, herbs and vegetables on a small scale. There are ideas for decorating the garden with pots for summer parties, and advice on choosing the right plants and pots for specific locations. Whether you are a novice needing advice and techniques or a seasoned gardener looking for new ideas and inspiration, "Quick and Easy Container Gardening" will provide the answers.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Publisher: CICO Books
Published: 11 Feb 2010

ISBN 10: 1907030077
ISBN 13: 9781907030079

Author Bio
Tessa Evelegh is a writer/author specializing in interiors and gardens. Following a career in magazine publishing, she became a freelance writer-stylist with a regular garden styling feature in Practical Gardening magazine. She has translated that knowledge into books, and over the past 15 years has written and styled over 20 titles, including Colourful Baskets and Other Containers and Decorate your Garden.