This is an essential guide to successful gardening in containers, outside and inside. It assumes little or no gardening experience and guarantees to be an endless source of fresh inspiration for the experienced gardener. The 150 projects are expertly presented with step-bystep photographs and the techniques are clearly explained, including advice on selecting plants to suit the location as well as general care and maintenance. There are innovative ideas for unusual planters and materials - from edible displays and herb baskets to adapting watering cans and chimney pots - but also traditional containers such as hanging baskets or window boxes. Practical ideas for creating 150 beautiful containers of all kinds, from hanging baskets and window boxes to terracotta pots and stone troughs. Step-by-step instructions for choosing plants, preparing containers and planting displays the whole year round. Perfect guidance for the beginner as well as a source of fresh inspiration for the experienced gardener. Projects are expertly presented with step-by-step photographs and all the techniques are clearly explained.