Reach for the sun
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Reach for the sun

Bouf.com is a lovely site full of pretty (albeit often rather pricey) things. This window planter is cute and offers designer style for £20, while also helping your plants lean towards the sun. OK, they will do it naturally (which is why it’s a good idea to turn your plant pots every day so that the … Continue reading

Windowbox Wonders
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Windowbox Wonders

Getting a windowbox set up is easy. You need: A container. This could be a traditional windowbox or you could opt for something a bit quirkier. I like to match the plant to the container, for example growing camomile in a vintage teapot; strawberries in large; stemmed glass bowls; salad in a salad bowl; or mint in … Continue reading

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Garden Loves #9: String Gardens

Last year was all about upside-down planters and micro-herbs. This year, the string garden seems to be taking prime place in the urban gardening chic stakes. This great guide to creating a string garden from the fabulous Designsponge, created by Aura Scaringi will help you create your own urban garden of paradise. The downside? It … Continue reading