Guide to Container Planting


There are a huge variety of different types of container readily available to grow plants in; from window boxes and hanging baskets to pots and troughs.

In this section, we offer you step-by-step guides to planting in all these containers - simply choose the type to suit the feel and look of your garden.

Planting a Container
General advice on how to plant up any type of container.
Planting Mixed Containers
A look at how you can design a container planter for year round interest.
Planting a Hanging Basket
Practical help for creating a hanging basket.
Planting a Window Box
A step-by-step guide to how to plant up a windowbox.