Containers in the garden

Claus Dalby

Book - 2022

Create a bold and beautiful container garden with design and planting guidance from Danish gardening celebrity Claus Dalby in this English-language edition of his book, Containers in the Garden. Beauty, charm, and simplicity are the hallmarks of the Scandinavian planting techniques featured in Containers in the Garden. Celebrity gardener and Danish floral designer Claus Dalby shares his signature container gardening style in this gorgeously illustrated book. His distinctive use of a single plant... species in each pot, with dozens of planted pots collected together, creates elegant and eye-catching garden displays. Partnered with an abundance of textures and often a monochromatic colour palette, Claus's container gardens change with the seasons. By combining flower and foliage colours with beautiful pottery and layered displays, the results are nothing short of extraordinary.

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Subjects
Published
Beverly, MA : Cool Springs Press 2022.
Language
English
Danish
Item Description
Includes index.
Translated from the Danish.
"The original Danish edition was published as Krukker i haven"--Title page verso.
Physical Description
176 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN
9780760374658
0760374651
Main Author
Claus Dalby (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A Danish designer, florist and gardener showcases his distinctive container gardening style that combines textures and colors with beautiful pottery and provides home gardeners with tips and techniques to create the container garden of their dreams. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Create a bold and beautiful container garden with design and planting guidance from Danish gardening celebrity Claus Dalby in this English-language edition of his book, Containers in the Garden.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Beauty, charm, and simplicity are the hallmarks of the Scandinavian planting techniques featured in Containers in the Garden. Celebrity gardener and Danish floral designer Claus Dalby shares his signature container gardening style in this gorgeously illustrated book. His distinctive use of a single plant species in each pot, with dozens of planted pots collected together, creates elegant and eye-catching garden displays. Partnered with an abundance of textures and often a monochromatic color palette, Claus’s container gardens change with the seasons. By combining flower and foliage colors with beautiful pottery and layered displays, the results are nothing short of extraordinary. In Containers in the Garden, the English-language version of his top-selling Danish gardening book, Claus shares his best-kept secrets so that you, too, can create the container garden of your dreams. Season by season and color by color, you’ll learn how to plant, organize, tend, and share your potted plantings. Whether your display is on the front steps or the back patio, the simple yet bold design methods found here create unique garden features that are a joy to behold. The breathtaking photography found within, coupled with Claus’s descriptive and personal text, features: Early season container plantings of tulips, primroses, narcissus, and other spring-flowering beauties Lush summer pots, overflowing with dahlias, roses, hydrangea, and foxgloves Colorful and textural foliage-only containers to add structure and interest to the collection Unusual container plants such as spikemosses, wintergreen, oxalises, and even edible plants Tropical beauties bring a summer explosion, including cannas, Brugmansia, and hibiscus Autumnal fireworks of bronze, gold, and rust round out the seasonal display Step inside Claus Dalby’s Danish garden, and find ideas and inspiration for bringing a bit of lykke and hygge to your home with Containers in the Garden.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Beauty, charm, and simplicity are the hallmarks of the Scandinavian planting techniques featured in Containers in the Garden. Celebrity gardener and Danish floral designer Claus Dalby shares his signature container gardening style in this gorgeously illustrated book. His distinctive use of a single plant species in each pot, with dozens of planted pots collected together, creates elegant and eye-catching garden displays. Partnered with an abundance of textures and often a monochromatic color palette, Claus’s container gardens change with the seasons. By combining flower and foliage colors with beautiful pottery and layered displays, the results are nothing short of extraordinary. In Containers in the Garden, the English-language version of his top-selling Danish gardening book, Claus shares his best-kept secrets so that you, too, can create the container garden of your dreams. Season by season and color by color, you’ll learn how to plant, organize, tend, and share your potted plantings. Whether your display is on the front steps or the back patio, the simple yet bold design methods found here create unique garden features that are a joy to behold. The breathtaking photography found within, coupled with Claus’s descriptive and personal text, features: Early season container plantings of tulips, primroses, narcissus, and other spring-flowering beautiesLush summer pots, overflowing with dahlias, roses, hydrangea, and foxglovesColorful and textural foliage-only containers to add structure and interest to the collectionUnusual container plants such as spikemosses, wintergreen, oxalises, and even edible plantsTropical beauties bring a summer explosion, including cannas, Brugmansia, and hibiscusAutumnal fireworks of bronze, gold, and rust round out the seasonal display Step inside Claus Dalby’s Danish garden, and find ideas and inspiration for bringing a bit of lykke and hygge to your home with Containers in the Garden.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

Create a bold and beautiful container garden with design and planting guidance from Danish gardening celebrity Claus Dalby in this English-language edition of his book, Containers in the Garden.