There are lots of Christmas decorations you can create using materials from the garden. In this video No Fuss Guide, Kevin Smith, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine shows you how to do this using colourful cornus stems, an old flower pot and some small pebbles. When finished, pop in a tea light and enjoy the cosy glow.
This beautifully scented potted evergreen daphne, flowers non-stop from April through to October. A compact shrub, it is great for planting as a fragrant border edge, or perfect in pots in gardens with restricted space.
This pretty, compact Buddleja 'Buzz 3 in 1' is perfect for small gardens or pots. A colourful, wildlife-friendly shrub which has a profusion of flower spikes in indigo, ivory and pale pink throughout summer, only growing to a height of 1.2m.