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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....
Phormiums survive well in most conditions and there are some wonderful dwarf varieties that are perfect for growing in pots. For a cheaper, but equally colourful alternative to phormiums, you could use cordylines. By the end of summer the fragrant
some plants or trim them as they grow to give them enough room.More ideas for spring colourPlanting up a spring window box.Pruning spring-flowering plants.Creating a spring display of primulas.
Unlocking the power of plants A herb garden is not only a place of beauty, it's also a medicine chest, holding remedies to many ailments. Discover the healing properties of the herbs in your garden.Find out how to... grow garlicUntil the 17th
Watch Monty Don's video demonstration of how to plant asparagus crowns, with advice on the soil preparation, aspect and aftercare.autumn or springMore advice on growing asparagusHow to plant asparagusPlant profile of asparagus officinalis