Plants in pots will elevate any garden, whether you have a patch in the countryside, small urban plot or even a narrow balcony. By combining the right plants with the right containers, you can create a wealth of sensational displays,...Read more
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Golden Rules Good drainage is essential for the very best results so the bin (or heap) should be placed directly onto open soil. This allows beneficial organisms to move in and out of the compost and also lets excess fluid...Read more
Plants in pots and containers make up parts of most gardens, but they can be used to plant larger areas too, giving you lots of options in terms of plant choice and design.
It might sound daft but there’s a bit more to feeding the birds than putting out birdseed. Jean Vernon offers some timely advice
We can’t control the weather. Our gardens are at the mercy of sun scorched drought and storm drenched floods. Geoff Hodge explains how you can make your garden more weather proof