Many plants can be grown in containers, from bedding plants, bulbs, vegetable and fruit crops to shrubs and trees. Whether your garden is large, small or simply a courtyard or balcony, container gardening gives you the freedom to create instant and changeable displays through the seasons.
Get the best displays and crops from your pots, with top tips and advice on what to plant, choosing containers, the best composts to choose and inspiring planting ideas in the second of a two-part Masterclass series and live Q&A with Associate Editor, David Hurrion.
Part 2 - Autumn, spring and winter containers
All registrants will be able to download a set of course notes and will also be sent a link to view a recording of the webinar shortly after it has ended.
How autumn and winter containers from those we plant for summer
The ways in which winter weather dictates the choice of pots for planting
Why drainage and aeration are crucial for winter season containers
Compost mixes for successful container growing
How to position pots where you’ll get the maximum benefit from them in winter
Why colour choice is crucial in late season and early spring containers
A wealth of plants for a colourful display from autumn through to early spring
How to maximum the use of space and a succession of colour for months on end
How to care for your planted containers and protect them from anything the weather might throw at them
Money saving ways to make the most of winter and early spring plants at the end of their display
David has been gardening for more than 50 years, he has designed, built and planted many show gardens, including at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. His extensive knowledge and practical experience is based on thorough botanical and...