At its best:
Jun, Jul, Aug
Add crocks to the base of the container to aid drainage, and fill the pot two-thirds with compost.
Add slow-release fertiliser granules to the compost and mix it in with your hands.
Gently tease the plants out of their pots and plant them in the container. Make sure the lush leaves of the hosta are displayed towards the front of the pot.
Water the plants well, then leave the container to drain fully before moving it to its final location.