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A wide variety of pots have graced my patio all summer, hosting a wide and varied range of plants from agapanthus and phormium to miscanthus, eucomis, pelargoniums, and an assortment of colourful bedding - to name but a few.I love growing things
sunflowers from seed indoorsAdvice on growing cyclamen from seedLearn how to raise cacti from seedGrowing exotic plants from seedBrowse poppy varietiesChoose flowers by colour
the shoots back to a few buds from the base in late-winter.More winter pot projectsAdding winter colour with cineraria, cyclamen and ivy.Creating a winter display of dogwood, fern and skimmia.Potting up a Christmas pot with box, pansies and ivy.
gives advice on growing exotics from seedGrowing cyclamen from seedPropagating from seeds and berriesBrowse a variety of dahliasChoose spring flowering bulbs
as cut flowers). I saw them at the base of street trees, gleefully mixed in with bright chrysanthemums and lipstick-pink cyclamen. Not a very conventional mixture but certainly striking.There are variations: this one has a good solid evergreen box edge
with cineraria, cyclamen and ivy.Making a Christmas wreath.