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Title:
Container gardens by number : 50 colorful plant-by-number plans for hanging baskets, pots, and window boxes
Author:
Purnell, Bob.
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Publication Information:
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780762104970
Format :
Book

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Each design provides a simple numbered planting blueprint and a beautiful illustration to show you how to achieve the look. You can recreate the exact design by buying the flowers listed and following the numbered planting key, or you can adapt the design to fit your particular circumstances and requirements. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
How to use this bookp. 7
Selecting containersp. 8
Choosing plantsp. 10
Siting and grouping containersp. 12
Planting and aftercarep. 14
Problem solvingp. 18
Planted potsp. 20
Winter sunshinep. 22
Top topiaryp. 24
Into the woodsp. 26
Spring is herep. 28
Spring is here: 2p. 30
Turn up the heatp. 32
Candy confectionp. 34
On the prairiep. 36
Purple, pink and bluep. 38
On the dry sidep. 40
On the dry side: 2p. 42
Makes great scentsp. 44
Water barrelp. 46
Lovely leavesp. 48
In the shadep. 50
Beside the seap. 52
Beside the sea: 2p. 54
Good enough to eatp. 56
Berry tastyp. 58
Clambering clematisp. 60
Rosy viewp. 62
A taste of the Orientp. 64
Mexican feverp. 66
Autumn glowp. 68
Troughs and window boxesp. 70
Winter wonderlandp. 72
All lined upp. 74
Mountain scenep. 76
Windowsill herbsp. 78
Thyme timep. 80
Ice coolp. 82
Box of delightsp. 84
Annual delightp. 86
Potted cornfieldp. 88
Modern metalp. 90
Daisy, daisyp. 92
Harvestp. 94
Autumn mistp. 96
Hanging basketsp. 98
Spring medleyp. 100
High-rise succulentsp. 102
Color ballp. 104
On the trailp. 106
Summer profusionp. 108
Summer shady profusionp. 110
Afternoon teap. 112
A bowl of rosesp. 114
Herbal basketp. 116
Salad basketp. 118
Up the garden wallp. 120
Fabulous foliagep. 122
Winter greenp. 124
Indexp. 126
Acknowledgmentsp. 128