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Container Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-57705-9
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344 pages
February 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started with Container Gardening.

Chapter 1: Why Grow Plants in Containers?

Chapter 2: Considering Climate.

Chapter 3: Choosing a Pot to Plant In.

Chapter 4: Getting the Dirt on Soil Mixes.

Chapter 5: Putting It All Together: Planting Your Container Garden.

Part II: Enjoying a Summer Fling with Single-Season Containers.

Chapter 6: A Short but Sweet Relationship with Annuals.

Chapter 7: Adding Pizzazz with Colorful Annual Flowers.

Chapter 8: Plant, Pick, Eat: Vegetables and Herbs.

Chapter 9: Bulbs to Brighten Your Space.

Part III: In It for the Long Haul: Permanent Plantings.

Chapter 10: Pondering Permanent Plantings.

Chapter 11: Picking and Potting Perennials.

Chapter 12: Sprucing Up Your Space with Trees, Shrubs, and Vines.

Chapter 13: Nurturing Fruits and Berries.

Chapter 14: Indoor Container Gardening.

Part IV: Keeping Your Plants Healthy.

Chapter 15: Quenching Your Plants’ Thirst.

Chapter 16: Food for Thought: Fertilizing Your Plants.

Chapter 17: Repotting Plants and Caring for the Containers They Call Home.

Chapter 18: When Bad Things Happen: Pests and Diseases.

Part V: Designing and Decorating.

Chapter 19: Creating Eye-Catching Container Gardens.

Chapter 20: Cultivating Specialty Plants in Containers.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Make Gardening More Accessible.

Chapter 22: Ten-Plus Categories of Plants for Special Situations.

Appendix: Additional Resources.

Index.

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