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Levington John Innes No.3 25L

Perfect for the final potting of plants into pots or outdoor containers…

£3.99 each or 3 for £10

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Planting in the autumn

The Autumn is Natures' natural time for planting trees and shrubs. The ground is warm from the summer, but above ground it's cooler ; this mean the roots will put on good growth now, rather than the leaves, and this gives them the best possible start for the next growing season. See the superb selection of trees and shrubs at the garden centre, all waiting to go in now.

Plant of the Week: Japanese anemone

Plant of the Week: Japanese anemone

For long-lasting late summer colour and sheer good value it's hard to beat the cheery daisy-like flowers of the Japanese anemone. It's the perfect choice for small gardens as it looks fantastic at every stage of growth, from silky buds unfurling to wide open flowers carried high on wiry stems, to pretty bobbly seedheads and handsome semi-evergreen foliage.

Best known is shimmering white 'Honorine Jobert' with its central boss of golden stamens; other varieties to look out for include silvery-pink 'Königin Charlotte' with ruffled semi-double flowers, and two-tone 'Hadspen Abundance' in light and dark pink. They'll grow in sun  or part shade in any rich but well-drained soil

Patio ponds

You don't need to have masses of space to enjoy the beauty and movement of a water feature. Even if all you've got is a patio in Reading, you can still have a pond: just build one in a half-barrel container.

You'll find rustic half-barrels available year-round at our garden centre. One…

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