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Container plants assortment Mill House Nurseries

Container plants

At Mill House Nurseries in Blackburn you'll find beautiful container plants. Container plants are your go-to solution for instant colour in the garden. Easy-going, compact and of course portable, you can slot them in wherever you've got a gap.

Fill your patio with a riot of brilliant bedding, drop seasonal delights like spring tulips or dahlias into borders, or enjoy a container full of delicious fruit, herbs or vegetables. There really is no limit to what you can do with a few container plants from Mill House Nurseries and a little ingenuity.

Container plants for small spaces at Mill House Nurseries from Lancashire

Container plants are ideal if space is tight in the garden. Many of the shrubs we're used to thinking of as enormous specimens suitable only for large gardens now come in dwarf varieties: in your Lancashire garden centre you'll find container plant stars like the new Buddleja 'Buzz' series, compact 'yak' (yakushimanum) rhododendrons and even fruit trees bred to produce prolific crops in a roomy pot.

Designing with container plants from Mill House Nurseries

Plants grown in containers are invaluable for adding a little designer style to your garden, too. Use container plants as focal points tumbling over a handsome urn or terracotta bowl at the end of a path, perhaps. Clematis also make a lovely feature grown as container plants and clambering up a wigwam in the centre of a potager.

For a formal look, try repeating the same container plant in matching pots down a flight of steps; or mix contrasting perennials together in the same container for gorgeous planting combinations for every season. Pop down to the garden centre here in Blackburn and see what's in flower – you can try out different combinations right here on the benches!

Keep your container plants happy with garden accessories from Mill House Nurseries

Container plants are fully dependent on you for food and water, so give yourself a head start and lighten the workload with some of the clever ideas from the garden centre shelves here at Mill House Nurseries in Blackburn. Add a handful or two of water-retaining gel and it'll hold on to moisture, releasing it gradually as your plants need it and cutting down on watering. Stir in slow-release fertiliser granules while you're at it and your container plants are fed, too: you'll also find easy-to-use pellets to sink into the compost and liquid feeds for an extra boost later in the season. And for the ultimate in hassle-free container gardening, invest in an automatic watering system and timer so you can just sit back and enjoy the display.

Beneath you'll find more information about the product range of Mill House Nurseries in Blackburn or check the address details and opening times of Mill House Nurseries in Lancashire.

Mill House Nurseries

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  • Longsight Road
  • Copster Green
  • BB1 9EU Blackburn
  • 01254 248333