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Watch Joe Swift's practical video demonstration on choosing marginal plants for a garden pond. Plant choices include Cyperus involucratus, Equisetum hyemale and arum lily.summerMore water gardening projectsGrowing marginal plants in a container
Pond plantsWater enhances any garden, and there are a wide range of aquatic plants that will thrive when submerged in a pond. We spoke to expert grower Linda Smith at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2009, who recommended 10 of the best plants for garden
Carol Klein demonstrates how to plant culinary herbs in a window box, with tips on what to plant, drainage, and companion plants to keep garden pests at bay.springMore advice on growing herbsPicking herbsCreating a fragrant herb hanging basket
Home-grown herbs will bring your cooking to life, so why not make life really easy by planting them in a window box? Position it on your kitchen windowsill, then all you have to do is lean out to snip fresh pickings of fresh, home-grown herbs whenever you want them.May - JulyJuly...
This simple container feature uses only three three plants to dramatic effect. The feathery leaves of the soft shield fern arch gracefully over the edges of the pot, making a perfect foil to the silvery leaves of the Japanese painted fern
banana plantsHow to wrap a banana plant for winter.Checking bananas for frost damage.Choose fruit varieties to grow in your gardenView a selection of tender perennials
Watch Chris Beardshaw's video demonstration on how to protect cordyline plants over the winter months, including tips on protecting against wet weather and strong, cold winds.October-NovemberMore advice on protecting plants over winterHow to protect tender plants for the winterHo...
Filling a large planter with sub-tropical plants is a perfect way to add instant impact to your garden. It gives you the chance to fulfill your wildest planting ambitions and grow bold, statuesque plants.Many sub-tropical or tender plants
Generate new plants from your hostas by following Monty Don's video guide to lifting, dividing and planting.spring and autumnPropagating plants by dividingIrisesHerbaceous perennialsAstersDay liliesView a selection of hosta plantsBrowse a variety of lilies