Pots and planters and garden boxes

A garden when you don’t have land? Not a problem! Grow everything from veggies to flowers in containers and pots!

Winter flowers for outdoor garden boxes

Tending to flowers in planters comes naturally in spring and summer, they’re perfect for dressing up our decks and balconies. But winter is also a season where flowers and colors abound!
Heather and other winter flowers in a a stone garden box

A green balcony, even in winter

Don’t leave your garden boxes and pots empty during the cold season: many plants will let you landscape your balcony with plants in winter.
A balcony in winter overloaded with green ivy and red and white cyclamen flowers.

Growing vegetables with ready-made kits

A sprig of basil here, a couple oyster mushrooms or cherry tomatoes there… It’s possible to taste home-grown versions of these delicacies even if you live in an apartment!
Kit to grow food

Growing tomato in pots

Really fired-up to grow tomatoes, but you’ve only got a tiny balcony or terrace and think it’s impossible? Think again!
Tomato growing and ripening in a pot

Grow bell pepper in pots for great results

Even if you don’t have a large garden in your house or can’t spare a portion of the garden for a vegetable plot, you still have options to grow a few special bell pepper varieties in pots on a balcony, deck or terrace.
Potted bell pepper

Gardening the easy way

Raised garden boxes, elevated planters and other solutions are quite convenient for those who want to garden but can’t bend over!
A raised planter is a great solution for an easy garden.

Growing vegetables on your balcony, give it a try!

Persons living in an apartment also have the right to grow their own vegetables, don’t you think? Actually, you don’t need to have a lot of land to plant seeds or plants. With our tips and tricks you’ll discover how easy it is to have your own vegetable patch on a balcony!
Tomato plant on a balcony with fruits ripening

Landscape a small garden with 5 simple features

A small garden is definitely an excellent opportunity to showcase what’s really most important. Discover our tips and advice to transcend your small outdoor space and, through astute landscaping ideas, make it seem larger than it is! Read also: 5 ideas to set up a shaded courtyard Clever ways to organize a long, narrow garden […]
Small garden terrace landscaped with brilliant ideas

Grow herbs and spices

Herbs and spices are easy to grow and cook and it’s possible to squeeze them into any nook and cranny of the vegetable patch, flower bed and garden box.
plantes aromatiques culture

Winter garden boxes

Even in the midst of winter, there are many plants that will lend their beauty to balconies, terraces and windowsills, whatever the container.
Winter garden box with blooming flowers under the snow

Topdressing, what is it?

Topdressing means spreading a fresh layer of rich soil mix directly atop the ground. This gives plants the organic matter
Topdressing, such as on this lawn, also applies to large pots and garden boxes.

Drought resistant pot arrangements

Are you starting to feel that watering in summer is a chore? Wouldn’t it be pleasing to have only plants with no watering? Select plants that can cope with lack of water and you’ll have found a great solution to your problem!
Olive trees can cope with drought even when in pots.

Grow a garden full of herbs… beautiful ones!

Herbs, today, are definitely among favored options when planting an ornamental garden. Purple basil, the many varieties of oregano and thyme, graphic-leaved fennel… All these fragrant wonders turn flower beds into olfactory landscapes, too! Most even have no fear of drought or excess sun: they’ll just keep growing even in rocky soil, flower beds, sneak […]
Garden with herbs

Blooming Summer Garden Boxes

Don’t know what to plant in your garden boxes in Summer? Perennials and annuals, take a look at our summer container plant insights as a source of new inspiration.
Summer garden box planting arrangement ideas

Tiny fruit trees for small gardens and decks

A small fruit tree is ideal for large gardens but they also fit right in to tighter spaces like a balcony, deck, terrace or small garden, both in the city and in the country.
Grow fruit trees in tiny gardens, balcony and deck

A potted garden on a terrace with containers

On a deck, terrace or balcony, it is easy to set up a container garden in pots for every season. Plant a series of garden box flowers that will bloom one after the other. Read also: Fruit trees for balconies, decks and terraces Potted plants, the tips to succeed in growing them Drought resistant pot […]
Ideas to decorate a terrace with container plants in pots

A small patch of green

Mini garden, courtyard or balcony: if astutely set up, your little patch under the sky can become a space where life is great.
Balcony with blue shutters and many plants
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