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Choose, plant, and care for flowers, fruits, trees, and shrubs
Grow vegetables and herbs just steps away from your kitchen
Cultivate charming gardens in any climate
Prevent insects and diseases from invading containers the eco-friendly way
The easy way to get a green thumb in container gardening!
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.
Getting the dirt on container gardening discover the advantages of growing plants in containers and learn how to maximize your garden conditions to help plants thrive
Picking a pot to plant in take a look around your living space and determine the best location and type of container for your garden
Enjoying a summer fling get the lowdown on the best single-season flowers, vegetables, and bulbs for container growing
Putting down roots find out which perennials, trees, shrubs, fruits, and berries give year-round impact
Designing and decorating take advantage of ideas and inspiration for creating eye-catching container gardening displays
Open the book and find:
Things you need to know before planting
A quick primer on climate
What to look for in a soil mix
How to work with perennials and annuals
Information you need to help you choose plants
Why and when containers need water and fertilizer
Guidance on replanting, repotting, and pruning
Tips for preventing insect pests and diseases
Ways to liven up your space with trees, shrubs, and vines
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