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Small pieces of broken earthenware or flower pots, placed in the bottom of a container to aid drainage.
Sarah Raven demonstrates how to plant up a container of spring-flowering bulbs, narcissus, crocus and tulips, in our video guideautumnspringMore autumn planting projectsPot of azaleas and campanulas.Early spring-flowering container with thyme
Can I plant rhubarb in containers? I only have a small back yard so have to do all my gardening in pots so looking for fruits to try other than strawberries
Monty Don demonstrates how to grow carrots in a container, with tips on mixing seeds for even distribution.springGrowing vegetables in pots & containersGrowing potatoes in a binGrowing potatoes in a bagGrowing tomatoes in pots and grow bags
I find it hard to decide what size container to use: so often, the instructions just say something like "large". I read somewhere that you should aim to place plants in to a container twice the size of the rootball. I have just purchased nine hardy
to obtain air as well as moisture. In addition, they'll be relying on you for nutrients so it's a good idea to add a slow-release fertiliser. Large containerBroken terracotta potEqual parts mix of John Innes no.3 (loam-based compost)and multi-purpose compost
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Hi all I have bought a Gustissimo two timer fig plant - first attempt at figs for me. I have read that they need a large container (around a foot).im wondering whether I should start the plant out in a smaller pot until it grows and needs repotting
Hello, I have some sunflowers, that I want to put in pots, whats the best size? Also, should I just pot on into the next suitable size container for the seedlings or just pot in its final pot? Does the packet say what variety they are and how tall
Chris Beardshaw demonstrates how to grow acid-loving South African proteas, with tips on positioning, growing medium, feeding and watering.springhalf an hourMore on container gardeningBrowse our collection of pot and container recipes View our