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in : Pots & containers: Autumn & winter
In this pretty container display we combine culinary herb rosemary with sweet flag and pretty spring pansies, to dramatic effect. The bright pink pot brings out the bold purple pansy flowers, while the grass and rosemary provide foliage interest. Keep the pot near your back door so you can quickly snip off a sprig of rosemary when you need it.
Add crocks to the base of the pot to cover the drainage hole, and fill two-thirds with compost.
Add slwo-release fertiliser ganules to the surface of the compost and mix them in with your hands.
Plant the rosemary and sweet flag in the container first, firming them in well. Then squeeze the pansies into any gaps
Water the container thoroughly and allow to drain, before moving it to its final position.
Choose a variety of pansy that's been bred to flower in winter and remove flowers as they fade so it will bloom until spring.
24/11/2011 at 15:29
Good morning. The Autumn and winter pots are lovely and if mine turn out like the photograph I shall be delighted, But What is a large pot? I wish you would put the size in cm or inches.Thanks, Ginnie 123