Category Archives: Growing in pots

Growing Lillies in a container

One of the best ways to add scent and colour to you garden is by having summer flowering bulbs and the most majestic are the Lilies.

The great thing about growing Lilies this way is you can give them perfect conditions and they can be used to fill gaps in the flower borders by simply placing sinking the pots of lillies into the ground were you want instant effect

It also means that you can position them were there scent will be most  appreciated


if you would like a truly dramatic effect then use the Bulb Lasagna method and plant your lillies in layers in a large pot



How to grow Echeveria

Its a useful place to start if we understand that Echeveria’s are succulent plants coming from pure desertsucculent 1 conditions like a cactus. Most succulents have some part of the plant that is more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or arid soil conditions. Echeverias are natives of Central America and Mexico and grow best in desert conditions but cool desert conditions.

In many ways they are the perfect plant or for us to grow Continue reading How to grow Echeveria


How to plant a Bulb Lasagne

In this video I plant spring bulbs in layers so that you single pot will give you colour and scent for nearly 3 months.Its quick, easy and really versatile

One of the best bulbslilies_in_container for pots or containers in the Summer are lilies which add wonderful scent and stunning flowers to the garden