This is an essential guide to successful gardening in containers, outside and inside. It assumes little or no previous gardening expertise and is guaranteed to be a tireless source of fresh inspiration for the experienced gardener. Classic designs are include in abundance, but there are also projects that use more innovative materials and ideas. The projects are expertly presented with step-by-step photographs and the techniques are clearly explained, covering basics such as preparing your container for planting, selecting plants to suit the location, and general maintenance. The book also gives advice on choosing your containers and is full of ideas for adapting unusual planters, as well as great suggestions for decorating terracotta pots. The displays cater for all tastes and the stunning photographs of the finished displays will be a source of inspiration.