Container Gardening

Discussion relating to growing within the confines of a Container

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  1. Snowbaby

    making containers

    Shouldn't be too difficult to screw the bits in place and then attach to the bottom. I guess it depends on how thick the wood is as to how sturdy it is.
    Shouldn't be too difficult to screw the bits in place and then attach to the bottom. I guess it depends on how thick the wood is as to how sturdy it is.
    Shouldn't be too difficult to screw the bits in place and then attach to the bottom. I guess it depends on how thick the wood is as to how sturdy it is.
    Shouldn't be too difficult to screw the bits in place and then attach to the bottom. I guess it depends on how thick the wood is as to how sturdy it is.
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  2. Scotkat

    Containers & Hanging baskets

    roders that is stunning:thumb:
    roders that is stunning:thumb:
    roders that is stunning:thumb:
    roders that is stunning:thumb:
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  3. Lottie222

    Annuals (Window Box) Help Please?

    Hello stranger ;)...looks like some form of fungus to me anyway but get a clean cloth and add some milk to it and wipe the leaf to see if it is dust first Lottie :)
    Hello stranger ;)...looks like some form of fungus to me anyway but get a clean cloth and add some milk to it and wipe the leaf to see if it is dust first Lottie :)
    Hello stranger ;)...looks like some form of fungus to me anyway but get a clean cloth and add some milk to it and wipe the leaf to see if it is dust first Lottie :)
    Hello stranger ;)...looks like some form of fungus to me anyway but get a clean cloth and add some milk to it and wipe the leaf to see if it is dust first Lottie :)
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  4. Lyn

    Strangest container.

    I whiplashed my Chimenea with the flex from the lawnmower and broke the top of it off..any wonder I had all he grass removed..Duh! [/img]
    I whiplashed my Chimenea with the flex from the lawnmower and broke the top of it off..any wonder I had all he grass removed..Duh! [/img]
    I whiplashed my Chimenea with the flex from the lawnmower and broke the top of it off..any wonder I had all he grass removed..Duh! [/img]
    I whiplashed my Chimenea with the flex from the lawnmower and broke the top of it off..any wonder I had all he grass removed..Duh! [/img]
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  5. chitting kaz

    plant pots suppliers ???

    Sorry, Julie, I don't have any info. When I tried to sell some plants, to local garden centres, that I had grown in the garden (not just in pots) they all said that I would need to show I had a...
    Sorry, Julie, I don't have any info. When I tried to sell some plants, to local garden centres, that I had grown in the garden (not just in pots) they all said that I would need to show I had a plant health licence. It may just have been because they were on the restricted list but I can't...
    Sorry, Julie, I don't have any info. When I tried to sell some plants, to local garden centres, that I had grown in the garden (not just in pots) they all said that I would need to show I had a plant health licence. It may just have been...
    Sorry, Julie, I don't have any info. When I tried to sell some plants, to local garden centres, that I had grown in the garden (not just in pots) they all said that I would need to show I had a...
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  6. Aesculus

    Macrame Plant Pot Holders?

    Try this Aesculus: Take four bits of string and lay them flat, any length will do to practice. Now take the two outside and tie infront of the other two strands and then you do the same only...
    Try this Aesculus: Take four bits of string and lay them flat, any length will do to practice. Now take the two outside and tie infront of the other two strands and then you do the same only taking the two outside strings and tie them behind the two strands. You keep repeating that until you...
    Try this Aesculus: Take four bits of string and lay them flat, any length will do to practice. Now take the two outside and tie infront of the other two strands and then you do the same only taking the two outside strings and tie them behind...
    Try this Aesculus: Take four bits of string and lay them flat, any length will do to practice. Now take the two outside and tie infront of the other two strands and then you do the same only...
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  7. merleworld

    What do you grow in containers?

    The Koroneiki olive tree is flowering, so I am hand pollinating it with an artist brush. The Abrequina olive tree will have open flowers within the next few days, which I will also pollinate. I...
    The Koroneiki olive tree is flowering, so I am hand pollinating it with an artist brush. The Abrequina olive tree will have open flowers within the next few days, which I will also pollinate. I will also cross pollinate both plants to see if that increases the number of olives that set.
    The Koroneiki olive tree is flowering, so I am hand pollinating it with an artist brush. The Abrequina olive tree will have open flowers within the next few days, which I will also pollinate. I will also cross pollinate both plants to see if...
    The Koroneiki olive tree is flowering, so I am hand pollinating it with an artist brush. The Abrequina olive tree will have open flowers within the next few days, which I will also pollinate. I...
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  8. Jack Sparrow
    Like x 5

    Spilled over flower displays

    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop...
    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop and chrysanthemum in its photo.G.
    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop and chrysanthemum in its photo.G.
    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop...
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  9. J.R.P.

    USING our WASTE CONTAINERS?

    I am closing this thread down for staff review as it appears the originator of the thread has left and there is off-topic (ie, not relating to re-using waste containers) bickering going on.
    I am closing this thread down for staff review as it appears the originator of the thread has left and there is off-topic (ie, not relating to re-using waste containers) bickering going on.
    I am closing this thread down for staff review as it appears the originator of the thread has left and there is off-topic (ie, not relating to re-using waste containers) bickering going on.
    I am closing this thread down for staff review as it appears the originator of the thread has left and there is off-topic (ie, not relating to re-using waste containers) bickering going on.
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  10. Dave W

    Cheap Pots/Containers

    On Friday I went to a branch of Wilkinsons and brought quite a few lovely terracotta pots for the garden we spent a bob or two on them but got a bargain as they were half price!Went back...
    On Friday I went to a branch of Wilkinsons and brought quite a few lovely terracotta pots for the garden we spent a bob or two on them but got a bargain as they were half price!Went back yesterday and sadly they were sold out!Just my luck for being greedy. :( Helen.xxx.
    On Friday I went to a branch of Wilkinsons and brought quite a few lovely terracotta pots for the garden we spent a bob or two on them but got a bargain as they were half price!Went back yesterday and sadly they were sold out!Just my luck for...
    On Friday I went to a branch of Wilkinsons and brought quite a few lovely terracotta pots for the garden we spent a bob or two on them but got a bargain as they were half price!Went back...
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  11. Sweet-pea66
    Like x 5

    My garden containers 2012

    Ooo good luck on the 20th :dbgrtmb: Jenny :)
    Ooo good luck on the 20th :dbgrtmb: Jenny :)
    Ooo good luck on the 20th :dbgrtmb: Jenny :)
    Ooo good luck on the 20th :dbgrtmb: Jenny :)
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  12. Scotkat

    Walk among my containers this afternoon

    Another walk through my front garden this afternoon
    Another walk through my front garden this afternoon
    Another walk through my front garden this afternoon
    Another walk through my front garden this afternoon
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  13. Cordy
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  14. Kayleigh
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    Morrisons Pots

    Hi Pam, that's almost right :heehee:. Those pots were given to me by various people over a period of a couple of months - together with about three or four thousand 3" pots :hate-shocked:. Cleaning them was not a...
    Hi Pam, that's almost right :heehee:. Those pots were given to me by various people over a period of a couple of months - together with about three or four thousand 3" pots :hate-shocked:. Cleaning them was not a joy!!!!! :sad:
    Hi Pam, that's almost right :heehee:. Those pots were given to me by various people over a period of a couple of months - together with about three or four thousand 3" pots :hate-shocked:. Cleaning them was not a joy!!!!! :sad:
    Hi Pam, that's almost right :heehee:. Those pots were given to me by various people over a period of a couple of months - together with about three or four thousand 3" pots :hate-shocked:. Cleaning them was not a...
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  15. kazzawazza

    A sad Paeonia Sorbet

    A couple of broken stems are not a problem, kazza:dunno: A Peony is a long lived Hardy Perrenial and so is a long term plant in anyone's garden. Give it some TLC and it will outlast you!!!:heehee:
    A couple of broken stems are not a problem, kazza:dunno: A Peony is a long lived Hardy Perrenial and so is a long term plant in anyone's garden. Give it some TLC and it will outlast you!!!:heehee:
    A couple of broken stems are not a problem, kazza:dunno: A Peony is a long lived Hardy Perrenial and so is a long term plant in anyone's garden. Give it some TLC and it will outlast you!!!:heehee:
    A couple of broken stems are not a problem, kazza:dunno: A Peony is a long lived Hardy Perrenial and so is a long term plant in anyone's garden. Give it some TLC and it will outlast you!!!:heehee:
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  16. Aldo

    Soil blocks VS paper pots and other seeding alternatives to plastic pots

    @CanadianLori Yes, it really saves lots of space and it goes quite fast once one gets the hang of it ! Today it was raining all day, so I have been lazy but tomorrow I will prepare some more :)
    @CanadianLori Yes, it really saves lots of space and it goes quite fast once one gets the hang of it ! Today it was raining all day, so I have been lazy but tomorrow I will prepare some more :)
    @CanadianLori Yes, it really saves lots of space and it goes quite fast once one gets the hang of it ! Today it was raining all day, so I have been lazy but tomorrow I will prepare some more :)
    @CanadianLori Yes, it really saves lots of space and it goes quite fast once one gets the hang of it ! Today it was raining all day, so I have been lazy but tomorrow I will prepare some more :)
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  17. Linz

    Epimediums

    Here's a photo of my new Saxifraga stolonifera 'Hime' with the standard form on the left for comparison................ Massively overcrowded I've split it up and potted a couple and dotted a...
    Here's a photo of my new Saxifraga stolonifera 'Hime' with the standard form on the left for comparison................ Massively overcrowded I've split it up and potted a couple and dotted a few around to see how they go.
    Here's a photo of my new Saxifraga stolonifera 'Hime' with the standard form on the left for comparison................ Massively overcrowded I've split it up and potted a couple and dotted a few around to see how they go.
    Here's a photo of my new Saxifraga stolonifera 'Hime' with the standard form on the left for comparison................ Massively overcrowded I've split it up and potted a couple and dotted a...
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  18. JackJJW

    Where do you buy your pots?

    An old thread I know but about 6 years ago I purchased 6 terracotta pots from £1 shop. The only problem was the decoration at the top broke off. I still have one left which is perfect. I do find...
    An old thread I know but about 6 years ago I purchased 6 terracotta pots from £1 shop. The only problem was the decoration at the top broke off. I still have one left which is perfect. I do find these £1 shop potties these days are very naff so do not buy them anymore. Had a thing about...
    An old thread I know but about 6 years ago I purchased 6 terracotta pots from £1 shop. The only problem was the decoration at the top broke off. I still have one left which is perfect. I do find these £1 shop potties these days are very naff so...
    An old thread I know but about 6 years ago I purchased 6 terracotta pots from £1 shop. The only problem was the decoration at the top broke off. I still have one left which is perfect. I do find...
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  19. simon n
    Like x 9

    newbie and some information please?

    Hi Simon, you have a lovely looking garden and that outdoor furniture no doubt makes it a nice place to sit and have dinner on sunny days. Have you considered getting a gazebo for covering though...
    Hi Simon, you have a lovely looking garden and that outdoor furniture no doubt makes it a nice place to sit and have dinner on sunny days. Have you considered getting a gazebo for covering though in case it rains? Then you can stay outside still and be protected and keep the elements off that...
    Hi Simon, you have a lovely looking garden and that outdoor furniture no doubt makes it a nice place to sit and have dinner on sunny days. Have you considered getting a gazebo for covering though in case it rains? Then you can stay outside still...
    Hi Simon, you have a lovely looking garden and that outdoor furniture no doubt makes it a nice place to sit and have dinner on sunny days. Have you considered getting a gazebo for covering though...
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  20. Jo Sara

    Label Residue on Terracotta

    Try this Scrungee. :)
    Try this Scrungee. :)
    Try this Scrungee. :)
    Try this Scrungee. :)
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