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Planting A Small Garden

Author : Philip Clayton
ISBN : 1405315938
Genre : Courtyard gardens
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Easy ways to transform your garden for year-round enjoyment bull; Simple advice on where to start, how to plant, creating prefect combination, and ideas for containers bull; Step-by-step guides show you exactly what to do bull; Expert tips and techniques guarantee success bull; For gardening that gets results

The Small Garden

Author : Julie Toll
ISBN : 0806938331
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 86. 38 MB
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A practical guide to planning & planting.

The Edible Container Garden

Author : Michael Guerra
ISBN : 9780684854618
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 83. 30 MB
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Explains how to grow everything from salad ingredients to the makings for side and main dishes in a wide variety of small containers, offering practical tips on how to plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, herbs, and edible flowers in a limited space. Original.

Trees For The Small Garden

Author : Simon Toomer
ISBN : 0881926833
Genre : Ornamental trees
File Size : 78. 84 MB
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Much more than just another tree encyclopedia, Trees for the Small Garden is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens. Each entry includes lavish photographs and clear information about growth rate, care requirements, and seasonal interest. An extensive, illustrated tree-selector table allows readers to quickly choose that special tree that will make their garden a source of envy. This book will be an invaluable resource for every suburban gardener seeking to get the most out of their garden space.

Home Gardener S Small Gardens Uk Only

Author : David Squire
ISBN : 9781607652144
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 24. 88 MB
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Home Gardener’s Small Gardens is the essential guide to improving a small garden and turning the most modest-sized space into a stunning outdoor area. It offers lushly illustrated strategies for making the most of a confined space—whether backyard, terrace or courtyard. Get started with an informative discussion of small garden types, appropriate plants, problems and opportunities, design, and planning. The excitement truly begins with a look at the wide variety of stylistic options. The gardens range from Mediterranean to wildflower, secluded to low-maintenance, container to balcony. And a plant directory covers it all: summer-flowering annuals, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, small trees, climbers, water plants, bamboos, culinary herbs, fruits, vegetables, and even more. For a finishing touch, there's practical information on garden construction, with step-by-step instructions for making paths, patios and other garden structures.

Designing And Planting Small Gardens

Author : Peter McHoy
ISBN : 1843092999
Genre : Small gardens
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This beautiful and practical new guide is essential to making the most of even the smallest and most unpromising space.

New Small Garden

Author : Noel Kingsbury
ISBN : 0711236801
Genre : Gardening
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Small gardens are a challenge to design and to keep looking good. This title aims to inspire and inform gardeners to make the most of their small spaces by looking at more than 50 contemporary and inspirational gardens, at how their designers have created them and how their owners use and develop them. In this serious review of the perennial subject, Noel explains the theory and practice of planting a small garden, he advocates on the use of containers, revitalises growing your own, and explains design tricks, storage solutions and vertical planting to help small garden owners maximise their small spaces. And lack of space should not limit ambition for embracing sustainability, the use of recycled materials and the scope for bio-diversity as well as providing habitats for wildlife. All the gardens featured have been photographed in the last two years. Special photography is by Dutch garden photographer and former fashion stylist Maayke de Ridder whose design rigour perfectly complements the author's gardening expertise.

Garden Artistry

Author : Helen Dillon
ISBN : UIUC:30112029026462
Genre : Gardening
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Discusses habitat and color, profiles specific plants, and provides advice on pruning, weeding, and related matters, based on the author's Dublin townhouse garden

Fast Fresh Garden Edibles

Author : Jane Courtier
ISBN : 9781607654230
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 53. 76 MB
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Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles shows homeowners how to use every square inch of available space to grow fresh vegetables in the shortest possible time. Guides to growing in small gardens, in containers, and in window boxes. How to select and plant the quickest growing varieties of vegetables.

Designing The Small Garden

Author : John Patrick
ISBN : 1863023429
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 24. 8 MB
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Attractively illustrated guide to landscaping small gardens. Describes a range of garden styles, and discusses topics such as assessing existing space, using containers, choosing paving surfaces and selecting plants. Includes a plant selection list and an index. The author has been involved in the design of many gardens and parks. He makes regular radio and television appearances and has lectured extensively on gardening. His other publications include 'The Australian Garden' and 'The Gardens of Victoria'.

Small Gardens

Author : Alan Titchmarsh
ISBN : 9781846074059
Genre : Gardening
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Covering everything from window boxes and balconies and small gardens up to the size of a tennis court, this definitive guide covers design, planting, landscaping, and plant growing Successful gardens can be created in the smallest spaces, and this essential guide, shows how to achieve the right garden in the space available. With ideas for maximizing space, design solutions for front gardens and driveways, and recommended plants to grow, this is the ultimate guide for anyone wanting to create a garden on a small plot. It also includes design ideas to match practical needs; A-to-Z profiles of recommended plants; landscaping ideas for all garden shapes; practical uses for balconies and window boxes; and instructions on how to grow vegetables, herbs, and fruit in any small space.

Practical Small Gardens

Author : Peter McHoy
ISBN : 1843092433
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 30. 75 MB
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Everything you need to know when planning a small garden and how to put your ideas into action; all the design basics with examples of garden styles so that you can see what will work best for you; easy-to-follow guidance on lawns, walls, fences, patios, trelliswork, arches and pergolas, ponds and rock gardens, and small-scale kitchen gardens; how to design and plant colour-themed and foliage beds and borders, as well as gardens for year-round colour and quick results.--From publisher description.

Small Garden

Author : Sue and Roger Norman
ISBN : 0752525581
Genre : Gardens
File Size : 42. 79 MB
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Wines From A Small Garden

Author : James Page-Roberts
ISBN : CORNELL:31924108491881
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 24. 66 MB
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From planting and pruning the vines to picking, pressing, and fermenting the grapes to making and bottling the wine, Page-Roberts' clear-cut instructions cover every step in the grape-growing and wine-making process. The book also includes a short section on cooking with wine and one on making vinegar. 40 color illustrations.

The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden

Author : Karen Newcomb
ISBN : 9781607746843
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 24. 79 MB
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One of the best books for beginning and experienced vegetable gardeners, this clear, straightforward, easy-to-read gardening bestseller (over 500,000 copies sold) uses organic, biodynamic methods to produce large amounts of vegetables in very small spaces. To accommodate today's lifestyles, a garden needs to fit easily into a very small plot, take as little time as possible to maintain, require a minimum amount of water, and still produce prolifically. That's exactly what a postage stamp garden does. Postage stamp gardens are as little as 4 by 4 feet, and, after the initial soil preparation, they require very little extra work to produce a tremendous amount of vegetables--for instance, a 5-by-5-foot bed will produce a minimum of 200 pounds of vegetables. When first published 40 years ago, the postage stamp techniques, including closely planted beds rather than rows, vines and trailing plants grown vertically to free up space, and intercropping, were groundbreaking. Revised for an all new generation of gardeners, this edition includes brand new information on the variety of heirloom vegetables available today and how to grow them the postage stamp way. Now, in an ever busier world, the postage stamp intensive gardening method continues to be invaluable for gardeners who wish to weed, water, and work a whole lot less yet produce so much more.

Garden Planning

Author : Peter McHoy
ISBN : 1842157418
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 90. 62 MB
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This book is packed with inspirational but practical ideas for beautiful, well-planned gardens.

Garden Design Bible

Author : Tim Newbury
ISBN : 9780600634058
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 58. 88 MB
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Do you dream of transforming your back garden into a romantic retreat? Would you like to make a modern-day Utopia on your balcony? Is your ideal outdoor space a minimalist design with easy-to-care-for plants or a family garden with room to grow culinary herbs? Whatever your desire, the Garden Design Bible has a plan that you can adapt to your own space. Choose from 40 off-the-peg designs, or mix and match elements from several to create your ideal garden. Each of the designs is fully illustrated and has a comprehensive plant list and planting diagram. With a huge range of plants, styles and uses, this inspirational yet practical book is the next best thing to hiring a gardener!

Raised Bed Revolution

Author : Tara Nolan
ISBN : 9781591866503
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 24. 16 MB
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Join the revolution and create a beautiful raised bed garden with inspiration from the ultimate raised bed gardening guidebook! Raised bed gardening is the fastest-growing garden strategy today, and Raised Bed Revolution is its ultimate guidebook. The book includes information about size requirements for constructing raised beds, height suggestions, types of materials you can use, and creative tips for fitting the maximum garden capacity into small spaces--including vertical gardening. Enhanced with gorgeous photography, this book covers subjects such as growing-medium options, rooftop gardening, cost-effective gardening solutions, planting tips, watering strategies (automatic water drip systems and hand watering), and more. The process of creating and building raised beds is a cinch, too, thanks to the extensive gallery of design ideas and step-by-step projects. This gardening strategy is taking serious root. Why? Several reasons: - Raised beds allow gardeners to practice space efficiency as well as accessibility (the beds can be customized to be any height). - Raised beds permit gardeners to use their own soil, and they can be designed with wheels for easy portability if partial sunlight is a problem. - Water conservation is easier for gardeners who use raised beds. - Pest control is assisted because most garden pests can't make the leap up into the raised bed. For yards that struggle with drainage, raised bed gardening offers a no-brainer solution. Raised beds simply create a more interesting yard! Find out more about why everyone is joining the raised bed revolution. You can roll up your sleeves and join it, too!

Gardening Your Front Yard

Author : Tara Nolan
ISBN : 9780760364871
Genre : Gardening
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Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat your front yard like a backyard without sacrificing beauty, from choosing the right plants to building front patios and walkways. With her unique combination of DIY/building savvy and gardening expertise, author Tara Nolan (Raised Bed Revolution) weaves you past the main pitfalls you may encounter when trying to fit a garden or gardens between your home and the street. This beautiful and comprehensive book shows how to accomplish several hardscape projects, such as building front patios, borders, edging, and walkways, as well as making your own raised beds, planting containers, trellises, rose arbors, privacy screens, and more—all custom-designed for the rigors of front-yard gardening. Gardening Your Front Yard is a garden book in every sense of the word, however. Choosing the right plants is even more important when you are dealing with a small, highly visible area with less than ideal growing conditions—all common traits of most front yards. You will find advice on training vines up brickwork and planting around foundation walls, planting boulevards/hell strips, and you’ll even take a trip into the side yard. Shade gardens, privacy screening, and security dos and don'ts are covered, plus how to intermingle edibles and landscape plants, cactus and succulent gardens, birdbaths, and much, much more. With the sage advice and step-by-step projects of this comprehensive guide, convert your front yard from a bland grasscape to a vital living space.

Rhs Small Garden Handbook

Author : Andrew Wilson
ISBN : 9781845338497
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 56. 14 MB
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'RHS Small Garden[s] the process of planning, planting and maintaining an outdoor space that will lift your heart every time you step outside.' - The Independent 'Clear and practical principles of design' - BBC Gardens Illustrated A garden offers invaluable space for relaxing entertaining, and, above all, enjoying the huge pleasure of growing your own flowers, shrubs, trees, and crops. However, a small garden can present challenges to even the most experience gardener: it may be overlooked, which can impact upon your privacy; there may be more shade than you would like; and it may not be immediately obvious how to create a space that is both multifunctional and beautiful. RHS Small Garden Handbook provides an all-in-one guide for small space gardeners and draws on the experience in growing, planting, landscaping and design for which the RHS is world famous. It begins by explaining how to assess your plot so that you are aware of the soil, orientation, microclimate, existing materials and proportions that you have to work with, before revealing the principles of good design. Showing how your decisions on layout, colour and texture will affect the finished design and what tricks can be played to create a greater sense of space - with everything from expert design advice on boundaries, hedges and fences to clever ideas for containers and storage - every gardener will gain confidence in creating a garden to enjoy no matter how big the plot. Each of the nine chapters includes 15 ways to make instant improvements and a real-life case study to inspire change. All the gardens featured in the book's 300 photographs are accessible, achievable and truly inspirational. Contents Includes... Basics Design Styles Materials Boundaries Structures Water Planting Upkeep ... and much much more!

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