Book of Container GardeningBook - 1991
With the skill, flair, and ingenuity that so delighted readers of "The Book of Fresh Flowers" and "The Book of Dried Flowers, " Malcolm Hillier has created the ultimate guide to growing garden plants in window boxes, barrels and tubs, pots, urns, and hanging baskets. Drawing on a glorious profusion of plants for all seasons, he imaginatively combines flowers, foliage, and berries to come up with eye-catching schemes that complement containers of all shapes and sizes. He explains the principles of designing a scheme and planting it, then provides a wealth of advice on the care and attention needed to keep the plants in their very best condition and ensure a healthy, long-lasting display. Large color photographs of sunbaked roof terraces, shady court-yards, and wind-swept balconies demonstrate how containers can be arranged to enhance a garden or decorate the individual features in it: brick walls and wooden fences, flights of steps and fire escapes, porches and pergolas. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs and supplemented with all the practical know-how needed to ensure success, "The Book of Container Gardening" i
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1991.
Branch Call Number: 635.986 Hil
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Container gardening.