Creative Containers

Masterclass On-Demand: Creative Containers - May issue 2021 exclusive

Take your pots to the next level with our free Masterclass On-Demand

Available from noon, Thursday 15 April, 2021

Enjoy easy-to-follow videos and demonstrations, as our team guides you through the dos and don’ts of creating fabulous pot displays. Packed with expert advice and inspiration, this one-hour session will cover all your container queries and problems, from choosing composts to plant selections. Pause, rewind and view the class at any time that suits you.

What’s in the Masterclass?

  • Expert advice from the GW Magazine team
  • Easy-to-follow video guides and demos
  • Container planting know-how
  • Choosing pots and containers
  • Compost choices demystified
  • Watering and feeding explained
  • Container problems solved
  • Growing flowers, herbs and crops in pots
  • Pots for different seasons
  • Pots for scent, sound and texture
  • Common questions answered


Additional course materials

Please download the below accompanying PDFs on frequently asked questions relating to container gardening and a list of plants featured in the Creative Containers Masterclass.

Creative Containers FAQs 

Creative Containers plant reference list

Your Masterclass hosts

Emma Crawforth, BBC Gardeners’ World Mag Gardening Editor and Masterclass contributor
Emma Crawforth
Humaira Ikram, BBC Gardeners’ Question Time panellist, garden designer and instructor
Humaira Ikram
Ashley Edwards, Head Gardener, Horatio’s Garden and guest writer, BBC Gardener’s World Magazine
Ashley Edwards
David Hurrion, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Associate Editor and regular GW Masterclass host
David Hurrion

Join now

To watch our Masterclass On-Demand: Creative Containers, worth £15, free of charge anytime before April 2022 please register here and enter the code included in our May 2021 issue.

You will then be taken straight to the On-Demand session to view, but don't worry if you're not ready to watch it, you'll also receive an email with your own unique viewing link.

Note: Please check your junk mail folder if your confirmation email is not received after several minutes).

If you have any problems applying your code, please contact


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BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Creative Containers Guide
BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Guide: Creative Containers

Ready to plant-up some exceptional containers for your garden now you have the know-how from our Masterclass?

You'll find something to brighten every outdoor space with a 100-recipe collection in our Creative Containers Guide. From wildlife-friendly pots, containers for a sunny spot, pots for shade and much more.

Subscribers save 25 per cent - please find code on our Subscriber Discounts page.

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