He covers every aspect, including: Collecting pots: the different types and styles of pots, their advantages and disadvantages and how to choose between them. What to grow: the plants, divided into those that play a permanent role and temporary "visitors." Making pictures: how to arrange and compose pots to show them off at their best. A gallery of inspiration: page after page of glorious container plantings, some themed (e.g., seaside, woodland), some simply a celebration of the season, all displaying the freshness and relaxed charm that makes them different. Planting for success: how to plant up your pots and maintain the plantings so they are always in top condition.