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The Resource Container gardening for dummies, by Bill Marken, Suzanne DeJohn, and the editors of the National Gardening Association

Container gardening for dummies, by Bill Marken, Suzanne DeJohn, and the editors of the National Gardening Association

Label
Container gardening for dummies
Title
Container gardening for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Bill Marken, Suzanne DeJohn, and the editors of the National Gardening Association
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Want to spruce up your indoor or outdoor space with annuals, perennials, vegetables, and succulents? This updated edition of Container Gardening For Dummies gives you clear, concise step-by-step instructions for cultivating delightful gardens in everything from a redwood window box to a hanging basket to an old watering can. It also includes color photos to inspire your designs. Discover the advantages of growing plants in containers and learn how to maximize your garden conditions to help plants thrive. Take a look around your living space and determine the best location and type of container for your garden. Get the lowdown on the best single-season flowers, vegetables, and bulbs for container growing. Find out which perennials, trees, shrubs, fruits, and berries give year-round impact. And take advantage of ideas and inspiration for creating eye-catching container gardening displays."--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SB418
LC item number
.M27 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
For dummies
Label
Container gardening for dummies, by Bill Marken, Suzanne DeJohn, and the editors of the National Gardening Association
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART I. GETTING STARTED WITH CONTAINER GARDENING: Why grow plants in containers? -- Considering climate -- Choosing a pot to plant in -- Getting the dirt on soil mixes -- Putting it all together: planting your container garden -- PART II: ENJOYING A SUMMER FLING WITH SINGLE-SEASON CONTAINERS: A short but sweet relationship with annuals -- Adding pizzazz with colorful annual flowers -- Plant, pick, eat: vegetables and herbs -- Bulbs to brighten your space -- PART III. IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: PERMANENT PLANTINGS: Pondering permanent plantings -- Picking and potting perennials -- Sprucing up your space with trees, shrubs, and vines -- Nurturing fruits and berries -- Indoor container gardening -- PART IV. KEEPING YOUR PLANTS HEALTHY: Quenching your plants' thirst -- Food for thought: fertilizing your plants -- Repotting plants and caring for the containers they call home -- When bad things happen: pests and diseases -- PART V. DESIGNING AND DECORATING: Creating eye-catching container gardens -- Cultivating specialty plants in containers -- PART VI. THE PART OF TENS: Ten ways to make gardening more accessible -- Ten-plus categories of plants for special situations
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 314 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780470577059
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463637856
  • (OCoLC)ocn601785788
Label
Container gardening for dummies, by Bill Marken, Suzanne DeJohn, and the editors of the National Gardening Association
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART I. GETTING STARTED WITH CONTAINER GARDENING: Why grow plants in containers? -- Considering climate -- Choosing a pot to plant in -- Getting the dirt on soil mixes -- Putting it all together: planting your container garden -- PART II: ENJOYING A SUMMER FLING WITH SINGLE-SEASON CONTAINERS: A short but sweet relationship with annuals -- Adding pizzazz with colorful annual flowers -- Plant, pick, eat: vegetables and herbs -- Bulbs to brighten your space -- PART III. IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: PERMANENT PLANTINGS: Pondering permanent plantings -- Picking and potting perennials -- Sprucing up your space with trees, shrubs, and vines -- Nurturing fruits and berries -- Indoor container gardening -- PART IV. KEEPING YOUR PLANTS HEALTHY: Quenching your plants' thirst -- Food for thought: fertilizing your plants -- Repotting plants and caring for the containers they call home -- When bad things happen: pests and diseases -- PART V. DESIGNING AND DECORATING: Creating eye-catching container gardens -- Cultivating specialty plants in containers -- PART VI. THE PART OF TENS: Ten ways to make gardening more accessible -- Ten-plus categories of plants for special situations
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 314 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780470577059
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463637856
  • (OCoLC)ocn601785788

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