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. I potted on my peppers and tomatoes, as they kept drying out in no time, their root systems filling the tiny pots. They're now potted into 2 litre pots and should grow nicely. I only grow a few tomato plants on the allotment, as we seem to get quite
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
standard, in a large terracotta pot. I trained the main by tying it to a strong wooden stake, bending shoots round and weaving them together to create a domed head - rather like an umbrella on top of the main stem.Pruning has simply involved shortening
those instead.Marchspring30 minutesCarex comans, bronze-leaves x1Purple aubretia, 7cm pot x2Narcissus 'Minnow', 9cm pot x230cm terracotta pot x1Peat-free multi-purpose compostPlace pieces of terracotta over holes in the pot's base to allow water to drain
Learn how to pinch out and pot on sweet peas with Sarah Raven's step-by-step video guide.springMore advice on growing flowersGrowing sweet peas from seedGrowing lupinsHow to create a cut flower patchPlanting out cerinthes
with a striking monotone contrast.SeptemberNovember - February20 minutesDogwood, Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'Snowdrop bulbs, Galanthus nivalis x12Lilyturf, Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'Very large, tall potJohn Innes No. 3 compost
Refers to the transfer of seedlings or rooted cuttings into pots.
The transfer of a plant from one pot into a larger one (usually the next size up) to allow more space for root development.
Don't dismiss an idea until you've tried it! I should have known better really, but I was always dubious about the idea of making small pots out of old newspaper. Surely they'll fall apart, I thought, and can't possibly be worth the bother. How
-and-half blend of John Innes No.3 and multi-purpose compost, to ensure a balanced potting mix.Make a hole in the centre of the compost, remove climbers from their pots and plant 15cm apart. Firm the compost around the climbers, making sure there are no air