Category Archives for Container Gardening

Container Gardening: Planting in Tubs

The Advantage of Tubs In a garden where you wish work to be cut down to the minimum, tubs are ideal. If low-maintenance planting is successful there will be no room in the beds between the permanent ground cover, plants … Continue reading

19. June 2013 by admin
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Small-Plant Gardens and Moss Gardens

SMALL PLANT GARDENS House plants that are not in themselves particularly striking gain greatly in effect if they are combined in mixed plant gardens in large bowls or dishes. Many house plants do better in a community. Fill the bowl … Continue reading

15. February 2013 by admin
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Bottle Gardens

A garden in a bottle has the same sort of fascination, and requires much the same kind of ingenuity and dexterity to construct as a ship in a bottle. But once the bottle garden is established, it can be left … Continue reading

15. February 2013 by admin
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Bulbs for Window-Boxes and other Ornamental Containers

With care it is possible to have colour in window-boxes and other ornamental containers throughout the year but this does require some thoughtful planning. You must ensure that there are no colour clashes although suitable contrasts in colour and habit … Continue reading

07. July 2011 by admin
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Garden Planters and Containers

Old sinks used as containers for rock garden plants have already been discussed as a way of containing a very specialist type of garden in a very small space. ‘Containerised’ plants of other types have many advantages too. They can … Continue reading

12. May 2011 by admin
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The Indoor Garden Pool

The Indoor Garden Pool If there is sufficient light and warmth, a wide range of beautiful and exotic aquatic plants can be grown in an indoor pool, turning it into a tropical extravaganza. In a heated conservatory, the pool can … Continue reading

05. February 2011 by admin
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Wood Decking Ideas – Plants and Water Features

Plants for Your Decking Whilst more or less anything goes in gardens today, certain styles of planting seem to work particularly well with decking. The crisp, clean lines of these solid wooden structures often confer a markedly ‘architectural’ feel that … Continue reading

04. February 2011 by admin
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Pots for Patio Deck Designs

Pots for Patio Deck Designs You can grow almost anything in a pot provided it’s big enough. Choosing the right plants is very important but the pots you select will also have an effect on the overall picture. One of … Continue reading

04. February 2011 by admin
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Container Gardening – Growing Plants in Containers

Growing Plants in Containers Even in the smallest gardens, with only a patio, it is possible to grow many different plants by confining them in containers. This cramps the root system and prevents them getting too big, and tends to … Continue reading

04. February 2011 by admin
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