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Container Gardener's Handbook : Pots, Techniques, and Projects to Transform Any Space
by Frances Tophill




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With over 40 projects to make your own creative containers, Container Gardener's Handbook will show you how to reveal the full potential of overlooked pots and transform your garden. Whether you have only a modest balcony, a small square of patio, or just a windowsill, you can add greenery to your life Container Gardener's Handbook covers a range of different planting techniques and types of containers, from urns and troughs to chimney stacks and hanging baskets. You'll find expert advice here on what to grow, from bonsais, bulbs, and bamboos to tumbling and creeping plants and flowers. Learn how to make a living wall, a pond in a metal trough, and even your own homemade containers. There are 41 inspired projects for creative and sustainable container gardens that will bring nature to even the most inhospitable and smallest of spaces. Discover how to choose the right size, shape, and materials for your container. Learn how to pair plants and pots, upcycle existing items, and create your own containers. Get expert advice on drainage, compost, additives, fertilizers, mulch, feeding, watering, deadheading, and more. It all comes with step-by-step instructions and bright, informative photography. Turn your small spaces into lush, beautiful natural wonders

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Overview

With over 40 projects to make your own creative containers, Container Gardener's Handbook will show you how to reveal the full potential of overlooked pots and transform your garden. Whether you have only a modest balcony, a small square of patio, or just a windowsill, you can add greenery to your life Container Gardener's Handbook covers a range of different planting techniques and types of containers, from urns and troughs to chimney stacks and hanging baskets. You'll find expert advice here on what to grow, from bonsais, bulbs, and bamboos to tumbling and creeping plants and flowers. Learn how to make a living wall, a pond in a metal trough, and even your own homemade containers. There are 41 inspired projects for creative and sustainable container gardens that will bring nature to even the most inhospitable and smallest of spaces. Discover how to choose the right size, shape, and materials for your container. Learn how to pair plants and pots, upcycle existing items, and create your own containers. Get expert advice on drainage, compost, additives, fertilizers, mulch, feeding, watering, deadheading, and more. It all comes with step-by-step instructions and bright, informative photography. Turn your small spaces into lush, beautiful natural wonders


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781620083307
  • ISBN-10: 1620083302
  • Publisher: Companionhouse Books
  • Publish Date: March 2019
  • Page Count: 160
  • Dimensions: 9.4 x 8.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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