Edible Hanging Baskets
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Edible Hanging Baskets

If you’re short on space and are looking for an easy way to increase your gardening yield, hanging baskets are the way forward. They can be hung outdoors or indoors. Just bear in mind that you’ll get drips on the surface underneath them when you water them. Bathrooms and kitchen windowsills are good places to … Continue reading

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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Gardening for late starters #2

If you’ve always fancied giving gardening a go but haven’t got round to it quite yet, it’s not too late to start this year. Just follow groweatgift’s guide to gardening for late starters. Don’t panic too much about germination time. If you have a greenhouse (or warm windowsill), you can still start tomatoes off now, particularly … Continue reading