Summer Bowl What you need • Organic fertiliser pellets • Palm peat block (reconstituted in water) • Potting soil • Bonemeal or superphosphate • Stones • Terracotta bowl container • A bucket for mixing soil • A selection of plants. We used: Salvia ‘Sallyfun Blue Emotion’ Jalepeno chilli Sutura scopia ‘Great White’ Carex ‘Bronze Curls’ […]
Growing Peanuts in Containers Peanuts are a good novelty plant to grow as they sprout and grow very quickly. They do, however, have a long growing season, taking between 100 – 130 days to mature. Containers are the perfect way to grow these pretty plants, and it can be done in a similar way to […]
December is the perfect time to celebrate the past year, as well as the festive season, with pots filled with pretty plants. This year some of our best athletes returned home from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, weighed down with gold, silver, and bronze medals around their necks. In order to celebrate these […]
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.
Follow our simple guidelines and plant up your own stunning hanging basket with heat beating plants. Baskets are often suspended under the eaves of a roof where they don’t benefit from rainfall. They remain dry during extended periods of rain, often becoming extremely stressed and ultimately dying off. This often happens to mixed baskets […]
Ferns are easy to transplant and benefit from regular repotting into slightly larger containers.
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.