RSS 2.0 Musings and Rumblings

Build a BBQ Area That Takes Outdoor Entertaining to the Next Level

Establishing a dedicated area for cooking, dining and socialising is a glorious way to divide up your garden space, and with a few thoughtful additions...

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Why Spending Time in the Garden is Great For Your Wellbeing

Staying at home doesn’t have to mean being boring, and with more and more people discovering a love and appreciation for the great outdoors after the...

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Expand Your Living Space and Take the Indoors, Outdoors

Recent times have seen the people of the UK become much more in tune with our gardens, looking to create beautiful, relaxing, spaces as extensions of...

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How to Start Your Own Terracotta Herb Planter Garden

There are a whole host of practical reasons for growing your herbs in containers. Whatever your reasons, you’ll be pleased to learn that almost all...

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Bring Your Holidays Home: How to Create Your Very Own Italian-style Garden

At its heart, Italian garden design combines the majestic structural aesthetics of a classical French garden, with the natural, sun-soaked essence of...

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Create Your Own Beautiful Country Cottage Garden

There’s a sense of romanticism associated with the classic English cottage garden; a beautiful natural space populated with vibrant, aromatic flowers,...

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Can You Grow Lemon Trees in the UK?

Lemon trees are in fact the easiest citrus trees to grow on British shores. Unlike limes, they are spirited plants that can stand up to much lower temperatures...

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Low-Maintenance Gravel Garden Design

For lovers of the great outdoors and the joys of gardening—but less keen on the often arduous task of garden maintenance—gravel is a great investment...

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Gardening for the Senses: Scented Plants for Pots

When choosing what kinds of flowers to bed in your terracotta garden pots, it’s often easy to focus purely on aesthetics. But what about the other senses?

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Terracotta and Tulips

October sees the start of tulip bulb planting season, and nothing lifts the spirits like the promise of a fabulous Spring tulip display in a terracotta...

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Decorative Pot Toppings

To add a bit of interest to your pots, why not try a decorative topping? From biodegradable pine cones to glitzy glass marbles, a decorative pot topping...

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Selecting the Best Terracotta Pot for your Plant

Deciding on the best style of terracotta pot for your particular plant or choosing a good type of plant for your terracotta pot can sometimes feel slightly...

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To Pot or Pot in a Pot; That is The Question!

What is 'pot in a pot' planting, and when is best to use this technique. We offer advice when you should remove the plant from the plastic pot or simply...

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Plenty Of Pots And Plenty Of Drama!

The first wagon from Italy has safely arrived, and what an arrival it made...

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Stock Update

Depleted stocks but good news on the horizon!

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Caring for Pot-Bound Plants

Whether it's time to move up in pot size or just refreshing a pot-bound plant in its forever pot, Spring is a good time to do it.

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Planting an Olive Tree

Advice on planting a large pot with an olive tree

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How Our Pots Are Made

In this post I will describe how our terracotta pots are hand made and the process that gives them resistance to frost.

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Protect Your Pots This Winter

As the weather starts to change and the cold days arrive with the chance of frost and snow, make sure your terracotta pots are well protected.

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