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Tips for Container Gardening: 300 Great Ideas for Growing Flowers, Vegetables, and Herbs
Truth be told, you can grow almost anything in a pot — and you can place those pots anywhere … on a deck, patio or rooftop. That’s why so many people love container gardening. It’s versatile enough for suburban homeowners with acres of land as well as apartment-dwellers with no patch of ground to call their own. In fact, growing edibles in containers is a perfect way for h ...more
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Mostly recommendations on how to combine plants and what containers to grow them in. However nearer the back of the book are also tips on how to keep plants alive perpetually in containers, which is one question I've always wondered about, since plants aren't designed to live in small enclosed spaces their entire life, and usually start to struggle after some time, no matter how much care you give them. There is also mention of root mealys and other problems encountered by container plants and h ...more
I love Fine Gardening magazine and the mags they devote to container gardening. This book was medicore for me. Nothing inspired me and the photos were not as illustrative or instructive as the magazines. Sorry, about the tone of this review. I do love container gardening, but this book won't hel to fuel one of my passions.