Plant Pots & Trays in Gardens

Plant Pots & Trays in Gardens
Using Trays when growing plants in pots is essential and the benefits to both you and your plants and endless. Garden trays are wonderful for plants as they make it so much easier to grow and care for your plants and create the ideal conditions for growing plants from plant pots Below are a list ...

Planting your Flower Pots

Planting your Flower Pots
Container gardening ideas for seasonal planting scheme Spring Spring planting scheme for flower pots Spring colour can come in many forms but spring bulbs is a great way to add early colour to your garden and if you are well organised you can plant up flower pots in autumn to give you a colourful container ...

Garden Planter for a Winter Planting Scheme

Garden Planter for a Winter Planting Scheme
If you want to add colour to your garden over the otherwise bleak winter months then why not consider adding some garden planters to your patio, front door or back yard. In the winter months there are still a lot of interesting and colourful plants around that can add a bit of cheer to the ...

How to Build a Hydroponic Garden (Ebb & Flow system)

How to Build a Hydroponic Garden (Ebb & Flow system)
The first thing to mention is that ebb and flow hydroponics systems is just one of 3 commonly used systems. Other systems include the wick system and the Nutrient Film Techinque (NFT). Each of the three have their own merits, but the ebb and flow system is the most reliable as it probably is the ...

Growing With 9cm plant pots

Growing With 9cm plant pots
Growing your own seeds is a brilliant way to start gardening and to get to learn more about plants and plants growing conditions. By growing your own seeds you can also save money while increasing your plant stock and ensure that you have a mass of flowers and vegetable over the coming year. 9cm plant ...

Making Your Own Hanging Basket Liners

Making Your Own Hanging Basket Liners
Late spring and we find ourselves rummaging in the back of the garden shed tyring to find our hanging baskets. Once dusted off and chains untangled we can get on with the job of planting up. But wait! No hanging basket liner! What a pain. Hanging basket liners are a neat and easy way to ...

Time to Hang Those Hanging Baskets

Time to Hang Those Hanging Baskets
May is upon us and we are heading straight for sunnier and warmer days. The middle of May is the best time to get your baskets out and on display. That said, the best time to prepare and plant your baskets is the end of March. Assuming you are lucky enough to have your own ...

The Garden Planter & Container gardening

The Garden Planter & Container gardening
Low maintenance gardens should be filled with flower pots, planters and plant pots as these can offer an abundance of colour and interest all year round with the smallest amount of maintenance. The one word that you may be screaming at your computer right now is ‘Watering’!! yes, watering is essential and must be done ...

Garden Planters – Ideas for a Contemporary Garden

Garden Planters - Ideas for a Contemporary Garden
There are many reasons why garden planters are great in a garden. The first being that they are very low maintenance – watering is the only thing they require.  Container gardening is really suited to people who want some colour in their garden with minimum hassle or effort. There is an endless array of pots ...

Fibre Pots & Growing Indoors

Fibre Pots & Growing Indoors
Fibre pots are a clever way of starting tender carrot and other root crops indoors early in spring. The advantages of this are obvious; Early crops, better germination rates, better use of space in the vegetable garden and no need for thining out crops later , hence avoidance of the carrot fly pest. Transplanting carrots ...