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Sarah Raven demonstrates how to plant a bare-root tree or shrub in a pot, before planting out in its permanent border position.October-November, February-MarchMore planting advicePlanting a bare-root rosePlanting a shrubPlanting a bare-root treePlanting a fig tree
Carol Klein offers advice on getting the best results from moisture-loving plants cowslip and fritillary.springMore advice on growing primulasTreating primula leaf spotHow to rejuvenate primrosesBrowse primula varieties
There are many plants in flower in February that can be used to create an instant spring pot display. Daffodils and primulas go together beautifully, and work well with the contrasting foliage of Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' and a brightly coloured pot. If you buy the plan...
plant projectsCreate a Christmas holly pot displayMake a Christmas door decorationMaking a Christmas wreathCreating a winter display of aster and ornamental cabbageGrowing pansies for winter colour
and ornamental cabbage.Growing pansies for winter colour.
to prevent the compost becoming waterlogged in winter.Choose cyclamen plants that are specifically bred to be hardy and will survive a frosty winter.Inspiration and advice on growing winter plantsWinter protection for tender plants.Adding winter colour
This rich display has plum tones, which will bring comfort and warmth to a cold winter day. It's easy to plant up and will require no additional effort. For an extra splash of colour in late winter and spring, include a few snowdrop or dwarf narcissi bulbs when planting up. Sep...
. If any gaps appear between the roots of the plants, simply add a little more compost, then water again.More on growing herbsCreate a pot display of herbs for meat dishesHow to grow herbs for poultry dishesAdvice on creating a pot of herbs for vegetable
and advice on growing hostasDividing hostas.Growing a hosta in a pot.Protecting hostas from snails.
This rustic container filled with an orange pelargonium and a ruby red begonia is guaranteed to brighten up the gloomiest corner in your garden. Take care to keep the begonia out of the sun, or it will scorch. March - April June - September20 minutes1 ruby red begonia, we used B....