Rock that Pot: This DIY requires only a discarded wooden chair, a terracotta pot with a rim, some paint and sealant, plus a sense of humour. We used a rickety old rocking chair that was no longer safe to sit on, but which made the perfect holder for a pot of colourful cyclamen. Step 1: […]
Shelf Life: Displays of flower pots on outside walls may be more popular in Europe than here, but it is definitely an option worth considering when you have an open wall and lots of pots. This shelving and its eclectic terracotta pots adds interest to the wall and the precious succulents have a sunny, safe […]
Don’t have the space for a stumpery? Try this mini version in a pot! What you need Container of your choice Gravel for drainage Potting soil A piece of driftwood A selection of plants Wire Make sure your container has drainage holes and add a layer of gravel on the bottom to help with drainage. […]
If your eagerness to grow your own herbs and vegetables is being stymied by the lack of an area that gets full sun then all is not lost. Read on for some inspiration and ideas.
Urns carved out of stone and earthenware amphorae were used by the Greeks and Romans as drinking pitchers and to store other products of nature’s largesse, like wine and olive oil.
There is always something lying around the house or the garden shed, or tucked away in the rafters of the garage that can be put to good use. Take a look at these cool ideas.
Repotting orchids Spring is the best time to re-pot orchids because the warmer weather and longer days will initiate new growth. First things first though, let’s decide which orchids benefit from re-potting at this time of year because, just like us, not all orchids appreciate moving home!
Ferns are easy to transplant and benefit from regular repotting into slightly larger containers.
A Table With Pots And Glass: Mount polished glass on garden pots to make an instant and affordable table. Add vinyl stickers to lift it to another dimension. What You Need 8mm polished all round clear glass from PG Glass, cut in either a circular or rectangular shape (glass size depends on your space and […]
There are a number of tough waterwise characters that thrive in containers and love being out in the midday sun.Summer can take its toll on container plants and having continually to replace ones that succumb to the heat every year is tiresome and expensive.