A guide providing practical information on the selection, use and display of planters. This book is one of a series that addresses specific plants or plant groups, garden problems, design and planning solutions, as well as building projects for garden structures and features.
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Full of solid, practical advice and plenty of how-to pictures, Containers is an ideal title for those looking to combine favorite plants with all kinds of window boxes, tubs, and other unusual pots. Focusing on appropriate plants for small areas and creating the perfect combination of plant and container, you'll find direction for growing healthy plants and building your own unique vessels.
Designed to be a complete do-it-yourself guide, don't let the small format of this book fool you--it's absolutely jam-packed with ideas for all styles of gardens, and as always, publisher Dorling Kindersley manages to take fairly complicated projects and reduce them to a manageable size that even the home improvement novice can handle. Practical considerations are dealt with firmly--no skipping such detail work like waterproofing or squaring off corners.
The aim of this book is to get you professional-quality results, and if you follow directions carefully, you'll get the job done beautifully. The plant listings supply plenty of ideas for all climates and special needs--new gardeners will find all kinds of useful tips. Inspirational ideas are plentiful--the garden photographs are lush and detailed, and provide all kinds of unusual notions for creating a truly unique gardening space. Whether you're looking to add a mosaic pot of spring bulbs or wooden troughs custom fit to your patio, you'll find options for all your projects that will set your plants off beautifully with striking combinations of textures and materials. --Jill LightnerAbout the Author:
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Descrizione libro London: Dorling Kindersley, 1999, 1999. Limp with Flaps. Condizione libro: New. Mint. Codice libro della libreria 010147
Descrizione libro Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd., London. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0751306924