kate burtonwood -- Lover of Green Things, rhs and botanically trained horticulturist, happy gardener

Five Minute Fix

Containers – Making an alpine trough

Containers – Making an alpine trough

  Today I planted up an alpine trough. I used a round shallow terracotta pot. I had the plants, compost and pot ready to go. It took me around half an hour to complete.     First fill the bottom of the pot with grit, […]

Autumn/Winter Window Box

Autumn/Winter Window Box

  The autumnal weather this week made me think about changing some of my pots a little early. Some violas caught my eye at the garden centre, and suddenly I was planning my Autumn/Winter pots.   This one is very simple, and cheap. Three Viola […]