The Potted Garden

The Potted Garden

New Plants and New Approaches for Container Gardens

Book - 2001
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"A practical, readable, and comprehensive handbook that will bring out the green thumb in anyone. What's exciting is the inclusion of lush photos and fresh ideas for unusual plant selections and potting materials, which will appeal to gardeners of varying levels of experience.... Highly recommended for public libraries and all collections of gardening books."--Library Journal

New techniques, new plants, and new products--celebrate the breakthroughs changing the face of container gardening. From cutting-edge soil mixes to lightweight, winter-resistant, and decorative pots, the seemingly infinite innovations in the field add up to low maintenance and high quality. See how much more beautiful your container garden can be with these breathtaking design concepts, numerous recommendations for outstanding flowers and greenery, and inspired combinations. Every visually amazing page bursts with creative and stylish ideas for herb, vegetable, hanging, water, alpine, and desert gardens. Build your own planter or window box, select antique or collectible containers, and come to terms with your climate by choosing hardy or drought-tolerant plants and implementing water survival techniques. Whether you're thinking of a single urn for a small apartment or an entire range of plantings, the only thing you won't be able to "contain" is your imagination!

Baker & Taylor
Discusses different types of potted gardens; offers instructions on how to plant, select or build containers, and perform maintenance; and provides suggestions for plant selections and potting materials.

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9781889538228
Branch Call Number: 635.986 POTTE
Characteristics: 111 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Notes: Includes index


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