McGee & Stuckey's the Bountiful Container
A Container Garden of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible FlowersBook - 2002
Written by two seasoned container gardeners and writers, The Bountiful Container covers Vegetables-not just tomatoes (17 varieties) and peppers (19 varieties), butharicots verts, fava beans, Thumbelina carrots, Chioggia beets, and sugarsnap peas. Herbs, from basil to thyme, and including bay leaves, fennel, and saffron crocus. Edible Flowers, such as begonias, calendula, pansies, violets, and roses. And perhaps most surprising, Fruits, including apples, peaches, Meyer lemons, blueberries, currants, and figs-yes, even in the colder parts of the country. (Another benefit of container gardening: You can bring the less hardy perennials in over the winter.) There are theme gardens (an Italian cook's garden, a Four Seasons garden), lists of sources, and dozens of sidebars on everything from how to be a human honeybee to seeds that are All America Selections.
From Library Staff
Rose Marie Nichols McGee has been growing herbs, flowers and veggies for years and is an owner of a favorite Oregon nursery - Nichols Garden Nursery in Albany, Oregon. So, if you don't have a yard, you can still have a garden. This book will help you get started.