Containers: planting up

Containers filled with seasonal or permanent plants are extremely versatile. They can brighten up a corner of the garden, provide handy herbs by the kitchen or make the entrance look welcoming. Yet, life in containers can be tough for plants, so choose the right compost and carry out regular maintenance to ensure they put on a good show.

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Containers: planting up

Quick facts

Suitable for Most garden plants
Timing Spring
Difficulty Easy

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