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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
If you like rustic charm and relaxed, informal planting, this pot display is for you. With a traditional holly bush at the centre, and red berry lights for a little sparkle, you couldn't wish for a more festive container recipe. You should find all
This container is proof that simple arrangements can produce dramatic results. Agapanthus plants produce beautiful sky-blue flowers on long elegant stems throughout the summer months. The plants are easy to grow and thrive in pots. Although it can
.MayJune - September20 minutesGazania plants x3Sanvitalia plants x2Lantana plants x2Large potCrocksCompostGlovesFind a sun-soaked spot for this container and get out your gardening gloves, as lantana can irritate sensitive skin. Add crocks to the bottom of the pot
Dividing hostas.Creating a pot display of hostas and ferns.Dealing with slugs on hostas.Protecting hostas from snails.
This pebble cage arrangement is a stylish twist on the alpines' traditional environment, and wouldn't look out of place in any modern garden or even as a contemporary table decoration. The dwarf size of Dianthus 'Fusilier' perfectly suits
.More spring container displaysCreate a spring display of brunnera, foamflower and dicentra.Save space by layering spring bulbs in a pot.Plant a spring display of daisies and ivy.
Multi-purpose compostCrocksPlace a layer of broken terracotta pot crocks in the bottom of the window box. Three-quarters fill the window box with compost.Make the pelargonium the focal point by placing it centrally. Surround it with nemesia but make sure they have room
Acers don't like to be baked by the sun so this pot is perfect for a sheltered spot. This particular Japanese maple has beautiful filigree leaves but it's just one of a fantastic range of leaf colours and shapes that are available. The colourful
This simple container feature uses only three three plants to dramatic effect. The feathery leaves of the soft shield fern arch gracefully over the edges of the pot, making a perfect foil to the silvery leaves of the Japanese painted fern