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Container Gardening

By Kathy Brown

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ISBN: 9781847972750
PUBLISHED: 19/09/2011
PAGES: 144
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 192 colour photographs

Container gardening provides boundless, exciting opportunities for both novice and experienced gardeners. In this stunning book, Kathy Brown gives expert advice and shares her latest ideas on how to transform patios, walls, courtyards and doorsteps. In addition, step-by-step recipes guide the reader through the process of both planting and aftercare, either for short-term seasonal schemes or for longer-term projects. Reflecting Kathy's flair for display techniques and her passion for colour combinations, shapes, foliage, scent and taste, this book is essential reading for everyone ready to transform their containers and their gardens.

Topics covered:

  • Seasonal bedding schemes with simple combinations for sun and shade
  • Succulents used to reveal striking shapes and foliage colour
  • New ideas for growing fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers for the kitchen
  • Herbaceous plants including winning ways with ferns, hostas and heucheras
  • Sumptuous bulbs with suggestions for planting partners
  • Ornamental grasses to offer contrasting foliage
  • Shrubs and climbers to add constancy and maturity

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Latest Reviews
" Garden planters can add a splash of colour or be full of tasty plants.
Kathy Brown's book Container Gardening is just out in paperback and it gives lots of tips and ideas for planting recipes, both edible and ornamental, in full colour. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: The Sun

" Whether you've got a tiny back yard or a huge estate, judiciously planted containers can transform your space - and now, curled up by the fireside, is just the time to start planning how. This cheerful no-nonsense little book is full of ideas and inspiration to help you do it. It is packed with colourful photographs and clear, logical advice that will benefit both novices and experienced gardeners alike. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Dales Life

" Kathy Brown is well-known as a gardener who enjoys growing plants in containers. She has containers everywhere in her garden - she uses them to add colour and seasonal drama to the garden. She offers advice on, and step-by-step recipes for, seasonal combinations as well as long-term plantings in containers. She uses plants to showcase their foliage and scent, as well as colour. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Herbs

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