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Growing Ideas

Wildlife friendly planting

April 15, 2020 Matt Lindsay

Plants for pollinators It’s not just bees who play a role in pollinating  – butterflies, moths and hoverflies (which look a bit like wasps) all deserve a bit of flowery food! The key is variety. Plant up your PlantBox with plants that flower early in March or April as well as some that flower later […]

Indoor jungle

March 25, 2020 Matt Lindsay

Create a lush, green, indoor jungle – at home! There’s no need to limit your PlantBox gardening to outdoors – PlantBox works really well for indoor plants too. During the Covid-19 lockdown, we need all the greenery that we can get, and there is something very calming about lush green foliage and the dappled shade […]

Spring planting

March 23, 2020 Matt Lindsay

There’s nothing like colourful flowers growing in your garden to make you feel like Spring is finally here! The bright yellow of daffodils is instant cheerfulness, but it becomes truly inspiring when a skilled gardener grows companion plants like an artist’s palette. Try a mix of dianthus, saxifrage and primula, which all have similar sized […]

Grow your own veg

March 23, 2020 Matt Lindsay

Grow your own food Why not cultivate an edible harvest of vegetables, herbs and fruits in your PlantBox living wall? Lettuce, radishes, strawberries, hanging basket tomatoes and chillies will all do well in a sunny spot. Tumbling Tom is a popular variety of tomatoes for hanging baskets that will be very happy in a PlantBox […]