How to Win at Container Gardening (How to Win at Gardening)

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9780004140032: How to Win at Container Gardening (How to Win at Gardening)

How to Win at Container Gardening explains how to plant and maintain a wide range of container gardens to provide colour and interest all year round. Packed with colour photographs and practical step-by-steps, it stress the pleasures of gardening, and how to get results quickly.

Place a hanging basket bursting with flowers by the front door or put a newly planted window box on a ledge and an amazing thing happens. The whole area starts to look different; it immediately brighten up, feels warmer and more welcoming. It’s no wonder that hanging baskets, window boxes and other planted containers are so universally popular. No other type of gardening can brighten up even the smallest space, or dullest wall with such success.

Written in a lively, chatty style, by two prominent, popular gardening writers, the book’s down-to-earth and deliberately non-technical approach will appeal to the majority of gardeners.

Recipes for container gardens using all types of plants (flowers, vegetables, herbs etc.)
• The top ten plants for container gardening
• Colour step-by-steps and plant illustrations throughout
• Siting and security
• Planting for Winter colour

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This most accessible easy-reference guide:
• Covers all types of container, including pots, tubs, hanging baskets and window boxes
• Is written for the vast majority of gardeners, from enthusiastic beginners to reluctant Sunday-afternoon gardeners
• Is packed with planting ideas and expert tips on all the very best plants for container gardening
• Is illustrated with inspiring colour photographs and practical step-by-step sequences
• Shows how to achieve results quickly and easily, using all the tricks of the trade
• includes 12 simple recipes for planting schemes throughout the year

The authors have a wealth of horticultural knowledge and experience and write in a style that is a pleasure to read.

Richard Jackson presents Meridian TV's popular 'Grass Roots' gardening series. He broadcasts regularly on satellite TV and writes a monthly page for BBC 'Gardener's World' magazine.

Carolyn Hutchinson writes for many gardening magazines and is a regular contributor to 'Practical Gardening' and 'Garden Answers'.

About the Author:

Richard Jackson presents Meridian TV’s ‘Grass Roots’. He is also gardening expert for London Radio and writes for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine. Carolyn Hutchinson is gardening correspondent for Prima and writes for many other magazines, including Practical Gardening and Garden Answers.

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Jackson, Richard; Hutchinson, Carolyn
Published by Collins (1996)
ISBN 10: 0004140036 ISBN 13: 9780004140032
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Book Description Collins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4140036

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