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The Practical Guide to Container Gardening

By Susan Berry Steven Bradley

Offering boundless possibilities for cleverly decorating small areas indoors and out, container gardening is fun and easy. This practical guide covers everything you need to know to design and maintain your own container garden, including illustrated step-by-step instructions for choosing the best container for each plant, creating seasonal planting schemes, and a variety of proven growing techniques. With detailed profiles of more than 100 plants, you’ll be inspired to experiment and add creative touches to your thriving and beautiful container garden.

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“Here are creative ideas for special plants to capture more than casual interest for the container garden.”

– Dick Delano, the Dutch Gardener (broadcast)


“The ideal book for those who are looking for ways to dramatize their container gardens.” – The Florida Gardener


“This is one of the best container gardening books…great attention is given to the often-neglected maintenance of container gardens.” – Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch


“This is the ideal book for gardeners who are short of time or space and for those looking for simple ways to add drama and color to their outdoor living spaces.” – Gardens Decks & Patios



“Using clear language and photography, this excellent book covers all of the important aspects of container gardening – including sites, design, care, and a plant directory.” – Library Journal, starred review



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February 14, 2000