Can I Re-Use My Hanging Basket Liner?

Re-Usable Hanging Basket Liners   It’s coming to that time of year again when we are all thinking about spring and the choices and plans we need to make for our gardens. It’s good to know that the weather is on the up and the days are drawing out, so let’s look forward to what…

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Watering Solutions for Hanging Baskets

Watering Solutions for your Hanging Baskets   Watering your baskets regularly is essential in keeping your hanging basket plants strong and healthy. However, with many people have busy lives and find it hard, if not impossible, to water their baskets as often as they should. Whether its work, weekends away, or two week holidays in…

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Sphagnum Moss for Hanging Basket Liners

Sphagnum Moss for Hanging Basket Liners   Over the years, moss has been considered to be the only solution for creating great hanging baskets. Sphagnum moss is living carpet of moss found in wet places like peat bogs and marshes. It has a great ability to retain moisture within it large cells. Water retention is a…

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How to Plant a Window Box

Planting a Window Box Window Boxes provide your property with colour and can unite your home and garden. They can be ideal for easily accessible herbs, and great for bringing the view of your garden just that little bit closer. You can use a window box for loads of different things from growing Strawberries and…

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Can I Plant Strawberries in a Hanging Basket?

..Absolutely. Growing strawberries from hanging baskets is a great way to grow (possibly) the tastiest fruit we know. There are advantages of growing strawberries in hanging baskets too. Being elevated from the ground, you find that firstly the fruit doesn’t end up sitting in puddles and end up inedible. Secondly, the fruit is out of…

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How To Plant A Trough Planter For Flowers And Vegetables

Trough Planters and Window Boxes are all great little containers for your outdoor spaces. These can act not only as a floral display, but can be an ideal solution for fruit and vegetables.   Trough planters are very similar to hanging baskets. They are generally constructed in the same way, more often than not they…

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How to Make a Large Hanging Basket

Most people who make hanging baskets, have small or medium sized baskets ranging in size up to 16” diameter. Anything of a larger diameter is usually classed as a Big Hanging Basket. Large hanging baskets aren’t that common for a number of reasons. There are fewer larger baskets on the market to choose from. The…

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Side Planting a Hanging Basket with Large Cell Plants

Hanging baskets are many people’s favourite features in a garden, here we discuss the use of large cell planting in a hanging basket. Summer or winter, hanging baskets are seen hanging around our gardens.   Some people have no problem at all in creating the perfect basket, but others struggle to get the right results.…

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Wool Jumpers and Bin Liners for Hanging Baskets…..

Can you use a Wool Jumper or a Plastic Bag as a Hanging Basket Liner? This is a good question that a lot of people seem to be asking. The thought of finding a use for something like a wool jumper, that is old and you no longer have a use for is pleasing to…

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When To Plant A Hanging Basket?

When is it a good time to start planting a hanging basket? You can display your hanging baskets all year round, if you so desire, but people usually concentrate on the summer season.   Summer Baskets For the summer season, you can start making your hanging baskets in April. If you have a greenhouse, you…

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