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06/10/2013 at 20:53

Hi all,

First post and very novice gardener but want to try and get my garden in order.

I'm looking for advice on if there are any nice looking / bright coloured plants that would be good in tubs / hanging baskets.for over the winter and into spring.  Just wanted to keep a bit of colour in the garden over winter.

Many thanks in advance for any help


06/10/2013 at 21:07

Winter pansies, polyanthus make a perfect winter display, try adding a few bulbs into the pots for early spring colour, Monty Don did an Iris reticulata display on GW, catch up on iplayer, full of good stuff.

06/10/2013 at 21:11

Winter Flowering Heathers, Variegated Ivy and Primulas are lovely plants in Winter. 

08/10/2013 at 19:47
08/10/2013 at 19:52
Many thanks for the replies i think i will give the flowering heathers and polyanthus a go, will def dig out the monty don clip

Thanks again
08/10/2013 at 20:47

Just done my front garden planters.I Iused dark pink heathers green skimmers pinky-red leaved heucheras, ivy,some greeny grases and pink and red pansies.I was amazed when a neibour knocked on my door to say they looked stunning. 

I was stunned and you could say I was also tickled pink.

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