Pots in the garden : expert design and planting techniques (Book, 2007) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Pots in the garden : expert design and planting techniques

Author: Ray Rogers
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Container plantings and plant design.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Rogers
ISBN: 9780881928341 0881928348 9781429465823 1429465824
OCLC Number: 77047997
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 247 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: pots in your garden --
The elements of design. Color --
Line and repetition --
Form and mass --
Space and placement --
Texture --
Focal points --
The appeal of emptiness --
Bringing it all together. Designs that work --
Other sensory elements --
Expert container techniques --
Choosing a pot --
Plant groups for containers. Annuals --
Aquatics --
Bulbs --
Cacti and other succulents --
Climbers and trailers --
Perennials --
Tropicals --
Trees and shrubs.
Responsibility: Ray Rogers ; photographs by Richard Hartlage.

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Takes you on an exploration into basic design principles as well as how to create focal points, use water, exploit the potential of empty containers, and more. This book features photographs that  Read more...
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Offers loads of inspiration for beginners and experienced gardeners. And the photos by Richard Hartlage beautifully illustrate Rogers' lessons on color combinations, container selection, placement Read more...

 
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