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Oleander | Nerium oleander

Oleanders are members of the Apocynaceae family, that immediately evoke the Mediterranean. It is therefore not surprising that these evergreen, bushy shrubs growing up to 3 m (10 ft) high are so popular. The narrow, lanceolate leaves are as elegant … Continue reading

20. March 2014 by Dave Pinkney
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Gardening in Pots, Tubs and Containers

The enjoyment of spring bulb and summer annual flowers need not be restricted to garden beds and borders. Both are eminently suitable for growing in outdoor containers of many kinds. Plant bulbs in autumn for spring flowers, and when they … Continue reading

07. August 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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Garden Tubs and Planters

Tubs, large pots and vases are now frequently used to decorate a paved terrace adjoining the house, or for growing plants where soil conditions are unfavourable. The position of the containers can be rearranged during the year to produce new … Continue reading

16. February 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Container Gardening Ideas – Window Planters and Garden Containers

Container Gardening Ideas Window Planters & Garden Containers – How to Find a Bargain Towards the end of the summer lots of nursies and garden centres clear out their old stock at bargain prices. I have bought many a container … Continue reading

13. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Container Gardening Ideas – Patio Pots, Patio Planters, Urns and Things

Container Gardening Ideas Patio Pots, Patio Planters, Urns and Things   Very closely allied to the hanging flower basket and window planter or box is a wide range of containers in which to grow flowers and shrubs etc. to grace … Continue reading

12. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Window Planters to Complement Your Home

Window Planters and Flower Planters At all times window planters and other containers should be chosen to marry up with the building on which they are displayed. Perhaps the best window planters, like the best cut flower containers, are unobtrusively … Continue reading

11. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Container Water Gardening – How to Make a Container Water Garden

Container Water Gardening Ideas Container water gardening is amazing. The container water garden pools are fun to plant up and stock, and it can be easier to see and appreciate their inhabitants at this level. Safer, too, as it is unfortunately … Continue reading

10. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Container Gardening Ideas and Garden Containers

How to Plant Up Your Garden Containers Whatever type of garden container you choose, the methods of filling them will be much the same, although the type of compost may vary. But always play around with them for a while … Continue reading

10. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Gardening Tips for Watering Hanging Flower Baskets

Importance of Watering Hanging Flower Baskets I have found that when making up a hanging flower basket of permanent plants, such as ivy, it is a good plan to leave the basket standing on the ground in a shady place … Continue reading

08. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Caring for Your Hanging Flower Basket

Container Gardening Ideas Hanging Flower Basket Care As only a few pounds of compost, at most, can be accommodated in the average hanging flower basket, window planter, or other gardening container, and this will be the only support the plants … Continue reading

06. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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