Book of Container Gardening

by Malcolm Hillier

Hardcover, 1991



Features more than sixty planting projects, with plant quantities, pot dimensions, and growing details for each.

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(14 ratings; 3.9)

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LibraryThing member ruric
Excellent planting schemes for numerous types of containers. Lots of really great close up photos and very detailed planting schemes.

Book presented in sections dealign with planting in windox boxes, pots, low bowls, urns and jars, barrels and tubs, sinks and troughs and hanging baskets.

Also has sentction on planting for site specific conditions (sunny, semi-shade, shade, exposed conditions).

Final sections are on making and decorating containers and plant care.
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LibraryThing member ruric
Series of planting plans for containers presented by season: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Fabulous close up photos of containers and detailed planting plans.

Sections also on plant care and plant lists.
LibraryThing member flying_monkeys
Beautiful pictures and great as visual inspiration. If you're brand new to container gardening though you're better off with Container Gardening for Dummies by Bill Marken. But this book is a terrific companion for the Dummies book.


Simon & Schuster (1991), 192 pages

Original publication date





0671722530 / 9780671722531


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