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Title:
Choosing and using climbing plants
Author:
Abbs, Barbara.
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Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Laurel Glen, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
96 pages ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781571459251
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Covers the essential basics of how to plant, train, support, care for, and prune climbers. Provides information on how to use climbers to solve garden problems, such as adding height to form a screen or to hide unsightly walls and fences. Includes 20 step-by-step practical projects -- from fixing a trellis to a wall to building a pergola. Offers new ideas for vegetable and indoor gardeners who want to make use of climbers, including making a string-bean screen and creating a junglelike greenhouse. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Choosing and Caring for Climbersp. 8
Coloring with Climbersp. 24
Designing with Climbersp. 36
Practical Solutionsp. 46
Classic Combinationsp. 60
Ediblesp. 68
Plants for Warm Placesp. 80
Plant Directoryp. 88
Suppliersp. 94
Recommended Readingp. 95
Indexp. 96