Fine Gardening Pocket Gardens: Design Ideas for Small-Space Gardening

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A collection of the most popular design ideas, planting solutions, and quick fixes for small spaces that the editors of Fine Gardening have to offer.  Fine Gardening Pocket Gardens offers easy planting solutions for creating gardens with less dirt and less square footage than readers ever imagined possible. From high-yielding, small-space vegetable gardens to decorative small-spaces that appear larger than they are by making the best use of the landscape, the editors at Fine Gardening have covered it all. This book is packed with eye-catching small garden designs, advice on choosing the best plants, and strategies for keeping plants healthy and lush in cramped spaces.
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ISBN-13: 9781621137948
ISBN-10: 1621137945
Pagini: 208
Ilustrații: 325 color photos, 20 illustrations
Dimensiuni: 217 x 274 x 11 mm
Greutate: 0.66 kg


Part 1: Basics
Fertilizing Basics
By Sandra Gorry
With sidebar The Scoop of Fertilizer Ingredients (chart)
Choosing the Right Soilless Mix
FEATURE: More Compost, Less Work
Water Wisely with Drip Irrigation
Direct-Sowing Made Easy
Maximize Your Harvest
Crop Rotation for Any Garden
Big Production in a Small Garden
FEATURE: How to Prune to Keep a Tree Small
Part 2: Edible Gardens
Garnish Your Garden with Edibles
With sidebar Good Bedfellows
Front Yard Veggies
With sidebar Give Plantings a Vertical Lift
Finding Space for Veggies
With sidebar The Best Container Vegetables (chart)
Build Your Own Raised Beds
With sidebar Do the Materials Matter when Constructing a Raised Bed?
FEATURE: Build a Bamboo Trellis
Chile Peppers in Pots
Low-Growing Peas
Corn Isn’t Just for Farmers
Winter Squash for Tight Quarters
With sidebar Grow them up instead of out
Part 3. Decorative Gardens
Design Ideas for a Small Space
Making the Most of a Small Space
A Small-Space Solution
Make a Small Space Feel Bigger
FEATURE: Have a Small Space? Design on the Diagonal
A Garden of Several Courses
A Backyard Makeover
A Lush Garden on the Rocks
From a Useless Slope to a Luscious Garden
A Dynamic Design for a Garden Passageway
FEATURE: Mocking It Up Lets You Test Your Ideas
Designing with Dwarf Conifers
No Pond, No Problem
With sidebar The Truth about Mosquitoes
Designer Secrets for Over-the-Top Pots
With sidebar 15 More Perennials that Shine in Pots
Part 4: Plant Encyclopedia
Suggested small-space plants:
Trees &Shrubs

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Fine Gardening magazine brings you breathtaking design ideas, helpful techniques, and the know-how to get great results in your own garden. Planting advice from experts across the country means you can grow flowers, vegetables, and herbs no matter where you live.