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    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 first of a two-part Masterclass series and live Q&A with Associate Editor, David Hurrion.

    Part 1 - Summer containers
    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.
  • Agenda
    • Perfect places to use pots and containers to best effect
    • The pros and cons of growing in containers
    • Creative container choices to suit your plants
    • Why composts and growing mediums are crucial for container success
    • How to tailor composts for summer plants
    • Simple ways to re-use and re-invigorate composts for the summer
    • Why moisture retention is crucial for containers
    • Efficient ways to make the best use of water for plants in pots
    • Design principles for creative containers
    • Ways to grow permanent structural plants in pots
    • Easy care ornamental plants to add to your containers for early- to late-summer colour
    • Low-maintenance planting ideas to take the effort out of container gardening
    • How to make best use of flower and foliage colour for creative and stylish combinations
    • Easy ways to keep containers flowering this summer
    • Live Q&A with David Hurrion and Emma Crawforth
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