By The Editors of the National Gardening Association,Bill Marken,Suzanne DeJohn

Learn to:

  • Choose, plant, and take care of plants, end result, timber, and shrubs
  • Grow greens and herbs simply steps clear of your kitchen
  • Cultivate fascinating gardens in any climate
  • Prevent bugs and ailments from invading packing containers the green way

The effortless option to get a eco-friendly thumb in box gardening!

Want to spruce up your indoor or open air house with annuals, perennials, greens, and succulents? This up-to-date version of Container Gardening For Dummies supplies transparent, concise step by step directions for cultivating pleasant gardens in every thing from a redwood window field to a dangling basket to an outdated watering can. it's also colour images to motivate your designs.

  • Getting the dust on box gardening — detect some great benefits of starting to be vegetation in bins and the best way to maximize your backyard stipulations to assist vegetation thrive
  • Picking a pot to plant in — have a look round your residing area and ensure the easiest situation and kind of box in your garden
  • Enjoying a summer season fling — get the lowdown at the top single-season plants, greens, and bulbs for box growing
  • Putting down roots — discover which perennials, bushes, shrubs, end result, and berries provide year-round impact
  • Designing and adorning — make the most of rules and suggestion for growing attention-grabbing box gardening displays

Open the booklet and find:

  • Things you must recognize earlier than planting
  • A quickly primer on climate
  • What to seem for in a soil mix
  • How to paintings with perennials and annuals
  • Information you must assist you select plants
  • Why and whilst boxes desire water and fertilizer
  • Guidance on replanting, repotting, and pruning
  • Tips for combating insect pests and diseases
  • Ways to enliven your house with timber, shrubs, and vines

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