The Practical Guide to Container Gardening Hardcover – Jun 2001
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“Here are creative ideas for special plants to capture more than casual interest for the container garden.”
– Dick Delano, the Dutch Gardener (broadcast)
“The ideal book for those who are looking for ways to dramatize their container gardens.” – The Florida Gardener
“This is one of the best container gardening books…great attention is given to the often-neglected maintenance of container gardens.” – Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
“This is the ideal book for gardeners who are short of time or space and for those looking for simple ways to add drama and color to their outdoor living spaces.” – Gardens Decks & Patios
“Using clear language and photography, this excellent book covers all of the important aspects of container gardening – including sites, design, care, and a plant directory.” – Library Journal, starred review
From the Back Cover
An invaluable sourcebook of ideas with more than 400 gorgeous color photos that inspire and teach
Clear, simple, and informative instructions for both first-time and experienced gardeners
Specially commissioned photography by leading garden photographer Andrew Lawson
Comprehensive information on what types of containers work best for what plants; seasonal planting schemes; step-by-step planting techniques; care and maintenance; and selecting the right plants
Complete care guidelines, including feeding and watering, pruning, staking, propagation, and dealing with pests and diseases
A fully illustrated A-Z directory of more than 100 species and varieties of plants, with detailed information on how to grow them
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
The Practical Guide to Container Gardening opened me up to a whole new way of thinking about potted plants!
EVERYTHING is covered from what kind of pots you can choose to what plants grow best in what light and space. How to care for your plants once they are in pots or need to be re-potted
This book is full of gorgeous photo's to give you great ideas and to show wonderful combinations you may not have thought of on your own!