Expert advice on hanging baskets, window boxes, patio pots and sink gardens. Advice on compatibility of containers and plants such as bulbs, climbers and fruit and vegetables, and how to arrange them for maximum visual and olfactory impact. Includes: * style solutions for all types of garden * comprehensive advice on plant selection * guidance on seasonal care, repotting, watering and feeding * tips on how to achieve year-round colour and scent Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.
Presents a gardening guide that provides techniques to plant and care for containers under all conditions and shows how containers can create boundaries, direct traffic, break up wall space, and soften edges throughout the year.
300 Great Ideas for Growing Flowers, Vegetables & Herbs
Author: Fine Gardening
Publisher: Taunton Press
A bathroom redo is one of the most popular remodelling projects. If homeowners aren't thinking about an update, they're considering a full-scale remodel. No matter what they're planning, they'll find plenty of inspiration in this up-to-date bathroom design sourcebook packed with innovative solutions and practical advice. This revised edition features over 350 ideas covering a range of bathroom styles and sizes. All aspects are considered: choices for fixtures, lighting and cabinetry; finishes for floors, walls and ceilings, budget-conscious options for tubs, showers and sinks; and ideas for heating and cooling, ventilation, storage and finishing touches. The book also includes the latest information and design options for accessibility and water conservation. Homeowners, as well as designers and contractors, will have all they need to make smart and affordable buying choices as they transform an old bathroom into something totally new.
A simple, lavishly illustrated guide to container gardens of all shapes and sizes You don't need a big back yard to grow a beautiful garden. Container Gardens is a user-friendly, illustrated guide to everything you need to know about growing beautiful plants, including advice on choosing soils, selecting plants that work together, planting in containers, and caring for your garden. Each garden idea includes a "recipe" and an "ingredients" list that makes shopping and preparing a breeze. The easy-to-follow reference format explains every project in detail and in depth, including helpful hints and essential information on plants, growth, and potting options. Features more than 125 container "recipes," each complete with color photos, planting plans, tips on growing, and shopping lists Over 500 beautiful photos and illustrations, including inspirational garden photos, plant ID photos, how-to instructions, and step-by-step projects Step-by-step instruction helps you achieve exactly the look you want for any project and bonus tips and hints offer basic gardening advice on plant substitutions and garden design insights Covers everything from the very basics to more complicated projects, like window box butterfly gardens and containers with seasonal plant change-outs This easy-to-follow reference is the perfect guide for readers who want to create their own gorgeous container gardens at home.
WANT TO LEARN THE INS AND OUTS OF CONTAINER GARDENING? Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... • Getting the Containers for Your Garden • Creating a Good Environment for the Container Plants • Choosing the Right Time to Plant • The Best Plants to Grow in Your Container Garden • Tips for Helping Your Plants to Thrive • Much, Much, More! Here Is A Preview Of Some Of The Vegetables You'll Learn To Grow... • Lettuce • Onions • Tomatoes • Carrots • Radishes • Cucumbers • Beans • Beets • Cole Crops • Eggplant • Peppers • Much, Much, More!
Learn to: Choose, plant, and care for flowers, fruits, trees, and shrubs Grow vegetables and herbs just steps away from your kitchen Cultivate charming gardens in any climate Prevent insects and diseases from invading containers the eco-friendly way The easy way to get a green thumb in container gardening! Want to spruce up your indoor or outdoor space with annuals, perennials, vegetables, and succulents? This updated edition of Container Gardening For Dummies gives you clear, concise step-by-step instructions for cultivating delightful gardens in everything from a redwood window box to a hanging basket to an old watering can. It also includes color photos to inspire your designs. Getting the dirt on container gardening — discover the advantages of growing plants in containers and learn how to maximize your garden conditions to help plants thrive Picking a pot to plant in — take a look around your living space and determine the best location and type of container for your garden Enjoying a summer fling — get the lowdown on the best single-season flowers, vegetables, and bulbs for container growing Putting down roots — find out which perennials, trees, shrubs, fruits, and berries give year-round impact Designing and decorating — take advantage of ideas and inspiration for creating eye-catching container gardening displays Open the book and find: Things you need to know before planting A quick primer on climate What to look for in a soil mix How to work with perennials and annuals Information you need to help you choose plants Why and when containers need water and fertilizer Guidance on replanting, repotting, and pruning Tips for preventing insect pests and diseases Ways to liven up your space with trees, shrubs, and vines
Creative Projects for Growing Vegetables and Flowers in Small Spaces
Author: Jessica Walliser
The ideal book for urban gardeners, indoor gardeners, and vegetable gardeners, Container Gardening Complete is a thorough visual guide that will get you growing quickly! Whether you are growing vegetables, fruits, or flowers on an apartment balcony; creating a small vegetable garden for personal use; or decorating steps and walkways, Container Gardening Complete has everything you need to know to be successful. The methods described in this book are foolproof and easy to follow, with step-by-step directions and photographs, scalable projects for differing needs, and many great ideas for upscaled containers from things you have around your home. You’ll get to know the ins and outs of gardening in a small space, from the importance of drainage, irrigation, and other watering concerns to ornamental combinations of plants, and the very best vegetables, fruits, and nonedibles for container gardening. This is the best, most complete book on the market for container gardening.
Expert advice and inspiring ideas on how to transform patios, walls, courtyards, and doorsteps through container gardens Container gardening provides boundless, exciting opportunities for both novice and experienced gardeners. Here, step-by-step plans guide the reader through the process of both planting and aftercare, either for short-term seasonal schemes or for longer-term projects. Reflecting the author's experienced flair for display techniques and her passion for color combinations, shapes, foliage, scent, and taste, this book is essential reading for everyone ready to transform their containers and their gardens.
How to Create a Stylish Small-Space Garden Anywhere
Author: Isabelle Palmer
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
Whether you have a roof terrace, a tiny balcony or just a window sill, there's no excuse not to do some gardening. In Modern Container Gardening, Isabelle Palmer shows just how easy it is to get started in the garden – and how to make the most of every little space. Modern Container Gardening is the perfect book for novice gardeners who may have mastered the art of indoor plants and are ready to take it outside. The chapters include the basics, how to make a garden in a day, weekend projects, one-pot wonders, window boxes and finishing touches. It features 28 projects with a mix of small gardens, singular containers and window boxes, all of which are stylish and easy to manage. Isabelle also offers advice on how to upgrade store-bought containers with a lick of paint, transforming the look of your plants. With clear step-by-step instructions and advice on which plants suit your space, as well as how to care for them, this is an accessible book for anyone looking to start their own small garden.
Wilson, the former host of PBS' "The Victory Garden", brings his expertise to container gardening and includes information on types of containers and instructions on making containers, matching plants to containers, and creating landscaping focal points. Color and b&w photos.
A Fresh Look at the World of Gardening in Containers
Author: Sue Phillips
Publisher: Smithmark Publishers
Category: Container gardening
Step-by-step instructions and a range of ideas are combined in a guide to container gardening, including advice on year-round maintenance, tips on soil and light, hints for saving a dying plant, and suggestions about different container types.