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, as they can be difficult to reach with just a match.More creative projectsTin can lanternsIvy heartLead wall plantersBrowse deciduous climbersView plants with scented flowers
Toby Buckland shows how to make a plant climbing frame that doubles as a focal point with this simple obelisk, using galvanised garden wire and metal rods. Create an interesting shape by bending the rods and securing them in place with the wire
Slugs may be diverted from your container-grown plants by fixing copper tape to your pots. The tape is thin, easy to cut and simple to apply. The copper will gradually turn green over time.A roll of copper adhesive tapeCraft pinking shearsall year round30 minutesCut a piece of ta...
These funky lanterns are easy to make and won't break the bank. Made from metal food cans, protected from the elements with spray paint, they'll last for years to come brightening up any area of your garden. Spray lots of lanterns all the same
.Wrap the festive ribbon around the base of the tea light holders to give them a bit of extra colour and then load with tea lights.More inspiration for Christmas projectsMaking home-made Christmas decorations from poppy and teasel seed headsMaking home
.Your frame can take any shape, and you can even experiment with a three-dimensional design, using two or more coat hangers.More creative projects for your home and gardenChristmas wreathLavender bath bagGlass jar lanternsBrowse a selection of ivy plantsView a
A contemporary twist on the hanging basket, these striking aluminium cones make a real statement, yet their chic looks belie the amazing simplicity of their construction. The aluminium sheets come in a variety of textured finishes and are easy to cut and bend, so a whole clutch o...