Container gardening

Add instant colour and greenery to patios, balconies and gardens by planting up containers. Hugely versatile, they can add drama to winter gardens and create impressive summer displays to suit your outdoor space

What to grow in containers

Try growing trees, shrubs, and showy ornamental plants in pots to add that wow factor

Fruit, veg and herbs in containers

Seasonal selections for containers

Be inspired - sustainable containers

The plants you choose, the pots and composts you use and the techniques you apply can help both environment and wildlife

Hanging baskets

Add colour and interest at eye level with baskets packed with flowers, foliage, fruit and vegetables

How to plant an autumn colour container

Arit Anderson takes you step by step through how to create your own container display for autumn colour.


Container gardening at RHS Gardens

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.