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McGee & Stuckey's the bountiful container : a container garden of vegetables, herbs, fruits and edible flowers

Author: Rose Marie Nichols McGee; Maggie Stuckey
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two expert horticulturists show how to create container gardens of vegetables, herbs, fruits, and edible flowers. Two-color line art and halftones throughout.
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McGee, Rose Marie Nichols.
McGee & Stuckey's the bountiful container.
New York : Workman Pub., ©2002
(OCoLC)609740536
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Marie Nichols McGee; Maggie Stuckey
ISBN: 0761116230 9780761116233
OCLC Number: 48013569
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 432 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. You and your garden --
Managing your space --
Planning for good taste --
Making your garden beautiful --
pt. II. Down-to-earth basics --
Hardware : Containers, trellises, tools, and storage --
Software : Soil, seeds, and plants --
Keeping a healthy garden --
pt. III. Plants for the bountiful container --
Vegetables : Beans ; Beets ; Carrots ; Cucumbers ; Eggplant ; Leafy greens ; Lettuce and other salad greens ; Onion family : scallions, leeks, and green garlic ; Peas ; Peppers ; Potatoes ; Radishes ; Spinach and spinach substitutes ; Squash ; Tomatoes --
Herbs : Basil ; Bay ; Borage ; CHamomile ; Chervil ; Chives ; Cilantro ; Dill ; Fennel ; Feverfew ; Lavender ; Lemongrass ; Lemon verbena ; Marjoram ; Mint ; Monarda ; Oregano ; Parsley ; Rosemary ; Saffron crocus ; Sage ; Salad burnet ; Scented geraniums ; Stevia ; Sweet woodruff ; Tarragon ; Thyme --
Fruits : Apples ; Blueberries ; Citrus ; Currants and gooseberries ; Figs ; Grapes ; Peaches and nectarines ; Strawberries --
Edible flowers : Begonias ; Calendulas ; Chrysanthemums ; Daylilies ; Dianthus ; Marigolds ; Nasturtiums ; Pansies, violas, and violets ; Roses ; Sunflowers ; Tulips.
Other Titles: McGee and Stuckey's the bountiful container
Bountiful container
Responsibility: Rose Marie Nichols McGee and Maggie Stuckey ; illustrations by Michael A. Hill.

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Beginning with the basics of soil, sun and water, fertilizer, seeds and propagation, this is a complete guide to container gardening.  Read more...
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