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of nutrients and good drainage, so shouldn't get too waterlogged in winter.Place some crocks in the bottom of the pot and cover with a layer of compost.Remove the astelia from its pot and position it in the middle of the display. Add compost and firm it around
.Plant the box cones in the centre of the pots and carefully fill around the edges with more compost.Plant a senecio on each side of the pots, along with a cyclamen on each corner. Fill any gaps with more compost.Move the containers to their final position
.AdamMake the decoration on a flat surface and attach the lights after hanging.More seasonal plant projectsHow to make formal Christmas plantersCreate a Christmas holly pot displayMaking a Christmas wreathCreating a winter display of aster and ornamental cabbage
This box pyramid container display with red lights and a skirt of red pansies has all the colours of Christmas. Tendrils of the mattress vine weave in and out to create a wreath-like effect around the base.November - DecemberWinter30 minutes
will look good into the spring. SeptemberNovember - March30 minutesPansy x4PhormiumSkimmiaHeucheraIvy x2Large potMulti-purpose compostCrocksPosition the container where you need winter interest, and place a layer of crocks at the bottom, then three
.December - Januarywinteran hourSnowdrop, Galanthus elwesii 10cm pot x3Ophiopogon nigrescens x2Convolvulus cneorumPeat free, multi-purpose compost25cm terracotta potMetallic silver paintPolystyrene or crocksCover your garden table with newspaper and spray a clean pot
to your garden.Creating a Christmas pot project.Making a striking winter display.