How to plant a vibrant spring container display

Get ahead on next year's spring colour by planting up containers in autumn. Find out how to do it in this video clip.

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Autumn is the time to plant spring bedding and bulbs. In this programme clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don plants up a large terracotta pot with rich ruby wallflowers (‘Blood Red’) and two varieties of tulip bulbs (elegant red ‘Aladdin’ and frilly red-and-yellow ‘Flaming Parrot’), then adds rich red and orange winter-flowering pansies and violas. Watch now to pick up planting tips and find out how to encourage rooting and more blooms.