Container Gardening

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Window boxes, balconies and roof gardens… where would the garden-less Londoner be without containers? Even those lucky enough to have a garden of their own often choose to supplement their borders with a strategically placed container or two, for an extra kick of seasonal colour, to fill in a bald patch, or simply because they have a beautiful plant pot to show off.

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And whether they be a traditional hand-thrown terracotta long-tom or a rusty old dustbin, containers are ideal for gardeners who like to change their planting schemes on a whim or who enjoy mixing it up with plant combinations that wouldn’t be possible in nature. Container gardening is tailor-made too for London’s serial renters – moving your garden is a cinch if your plants are housed in portable pots.


Of course, there is a price for all this versatility; like having a demanding pet, container gardening requires commitment…

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