The Amateur’s Answer Liner vs Coco Coir Hanging Basket Liners

The Amateur’s Answer vs Co-co Coir Hanging Basket Liners   One of the most popular materials for hanging basket liners over the last few years has been Coco Coir. So much so, that people only starting to make hanging baskets may not even know that there are other alternatives. Here is a short guide to…

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How Can You Stop Birds Damaging Hanging Baskets?

Birds are attracted to hanging baskets as a source of nesting material. There are many different hanging basket liners on the market at the moment, but how many of these attract the birds? Coco hanging basket liners are especially appealing and vulnerable, as the birds like to pull them apart and use it for nesting.…

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What is the Best Hanging Basket Liner?

There are so many alternatives on the market, to someone who hasn’t tried them all it will be difficult to decide which way to go. Listed below are some of them and an idea of what they are like when put to use.     Sphagnum moss hanging basket liner Pros – Looks good. Cons – Expensive,…

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What are the Best Plants for Hanging Baskets?

What are the best plants for hanging baskets?   You want to have the perfect basket this season, you have all the intentions of pulling out all the stops to make your garden perfect. But choosing the selection of plants and flowers that you are to use is playing on your mind… Your hanging basket…

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How to Care for a Hanging Basket

After planting hanging baskets you should water them thoroughly, this will settle the compost around the roots of the plants used. Then place your creation on a large plant pot or small bucket for a week or two to establish. This should be in a sheltered place, preferably a heated glasshouse with a minimum temperature…

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How to Plant a Hanging Basket

After fitting your hanging basket liner (To watch our demonstration go to YouTube) it is helpful, when making a basket up for the summer season, to place a 12″ or 14″ diameter piece of polythene in the bottom of the basket which will act as a reservoir or margarine tub. (Do not use this in a…

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