Small Summer Gardens: 35 Bright and Beautiful Gardening Projects to Bring Color and Scent to Your Garden [Kietas viršelis]

  • Formatas: Hardback, 144 pages, aukštis x plotis: 235x190 mm, weight: 679 g, 250 col photographs
  • Išleidimo metai: 28-Nov-2017
  • Leidėjas: CICO Books
  • ISBN-10: 1782495509
  • ISBN-13: 9781782495505
Kitos knygos pagal šią temą:
  • Formatas: Hardback, 144 pages, aukštis x plotis: 235x190 mm, weight: 679 g, 250 col photographs
  • Išleidimo metai: 28-Nov-2017
  • Leidėjas: CICO Books
  • ISBN-10: 1782495509
  • ISBN-13: 9781782495505
Kitos knygos pagal šią temą:
Turn your backyard into a bright summer paradise with a collection of 35 projects to create stylish, fragrant, and abundant displays.

There are gorgeous flowering plants, lush foliage, special occasion displays, and edible fruit and vegetable harvests. The projects in Small Summer Gardens include hanging baskets, window boxes, beautiful flower beds, large and small pots, and pretty recycled containers. Create a display of foxgloves and woodland plants in a rusty trunk, scented sweet peas in a tub, a mini water garden with flowering water lilies, a wreath made from alpine flowers, fruit bushes in pots, and much more. With Emma Hardy’s expert advice, you will learn everything you need to know about growing annuals from seed, growing bulbs, using inexpensive bedding plants in interesting ways, combining perennials and small shrubs, and growing and maintaining fruit and vegetable plants.
Introduction 6(2)
Materials and techniques 8(6)
Chapter 1 Bright Florals and Scents
14(52)
Green enamel container
16(2)
Rusty trunk with foxgloves
18(4)
Beauty in a black bowl
22(4)
Metal tub with mini roses
26(4)
Fragrant sweet pea container
30(4)
Wooden tray with zinnias
34(2)
Rusty planter with daisies and snapdragons
36(4)
Rustic orange tray with bright flowers
40(4)
Olive container with euphorbia
44(4)
Blue enamel bowl with purple flowers
48(4)
Pretty planted basket
52(4)
Enamel dish with dahlias and achilleas
56(2)
White pot with lavender
58(4)
Country garden in metal tubs
62(4)
Chapter 2 Lush Foliage
66(22)
Succulents in pretty pastel pots
68(2)
Grasses in metal containers
70(2)
Indoor plants in baskets
72(4)
Heuchera stand
76(4)
Container water garden
80(4)
Metal planter with thistles and grasses
84(4)
Chapter 3 Special Occasion Displays
88(26)
Tiered hanging basket
90(4)
Glass vase with flowers
94(2)
Poppy and petunia stone trough
96(2)
Pink metal box
98(2)
Thyme wreath
100(4)
Small tree containers
104(4)
Planted ladder pots
108(4)
Geraniums and petunias in pots
112(2)
Chapter 4 Fruits and Harvests
114(28)
Herbs in concrete pots
116(2)
Hanging basket with cherry tomatoes
118(4)
Strawberry tower
122(4)
Raised bed for edibles
126(4)
Potted kumquat
130(4)
Nasturtium cone
134(4)
Pepper and basil metal planter
138(4)
Resources 142(1)
Index 143(1)
Acknowledgments 144
Emma Hardy is a keen gardener, with an RHS level 2 certificate in Horticulture. She has gardened on an allotment for several years, and has created an urban garden with fruit, vegetables and as many plants as it is possible to squeeze into a small space. She loves planning and creating gardens, but most of all she enjoys getting her hands dirty, and just pottering. Emma's previous books include The Winter Garden, Tiny Tabletop Gardens, Teeny Tiny Gardening, The Urban Wildlife Gardener and Green Crafts for Children, all published by CICO Books. Married with two daughters, Emma lives in London.