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

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Love the idea of growing your own fruits, flowers, and vegetables but don't think you have the space? Don't worry, let Fine Gardening, America's most respected gardening magazine, show you how to make your small space work for you and your plants. This inspiring new book from the editors of Fine Gardening magazine shares the most popular design ideas and easy planting solutions for creating gardens with less dirt and less square footage than you ever imagined. 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, this primer is full of design ideas--it even contains lists of suggested plants. Fine Gardening Pocket Gardens is packed with eye-catching small garden designs, advice on choosing the best plants for your space and locale, and strategies for keeping plants healthy and lush in cramped environments.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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 Isnt 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:

Edibles

Ornamentals

Trees and Shrubs

Grasses

Product Details

ISBN:
9781621137948
Author:
Fine Gardening
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Editors and Contributors of Fine Gardening
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
General Gardening
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
325 color photos, 20 illustrations
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in

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» Home and Garden » Gardening » Fruits and Nuts
» Home and Garden » Gardening » Garden Structure
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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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