Small-space Container Gardens
Transform your Balcony, Porch, or Patio With Fruits, Flowers, Foliage & HerbsBook - 2012
Small? Yes. A concrete slab populated with plastic chairs and an abandoned grill? Not anymore.
Small-Space Container Gardens layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions, encouraging us to think “outside the pot.” You'll learn how to tackle unique challenges, like windy conditions several stories above street level, and how to care for plants and troubleshoot problems like garden pests and diseases. From design basics to essential plant picks, Small-Space Container Gardens proves you don't need a yard to have a happy, healthy garden. For anyone who wants more green in their life, it's time to start gardening creatively in small spaces.
Baker & Taylor
This exciting guide layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions that encourage thinking outside the pot. From design basics to essential plant picks, "Small-Space Container Gardens" proves one doesn't need a yard to have a garden.
This colorful volume on gardening in small spaces provides practical information on creating vibrant plantings in containers and getting the most out of small patios, balconies, and limited space yards. Topics discussed include the planning and selection of planters and containers, climate and weather considerations, attracting wildlife, edible plantings, working with long narrow spaces, privacy plantings, vertical plantings, and troubleshooting and pest control. The work includes full-color photographs throughout as well as sidebars featuring examples gardens and other projects. Richardson is a popular garden blogger and expert in small space gardening. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Presents advice on how to set up a container garden, covering such topics as finding containers, selecting the right plants, attracting birds and bees, growing vegetables, and dealing with pests and diseases.
Helps people with small spaces discover all the cracks, crevices and walls that can be used to plant a beautiful small-space garden, in a book that also suggests which plants to select. Original.