Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 460+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 38000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at £9.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for 99p
Then just £9.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points
35 MIN READ TIME

YOUR QUICK AND EASY GUIDE TO... Small space gardening

Feature Natalie Osborn

Those long-awaited rays of summer sun are upon us and, as uplifting as they are, they also have the nasty habit of shedding light on just how ramshackle our outside spaces have become... whoops. But don’t panic – we’re here to help inspire your makeover plans. From easy growing guides (how do you correctly plant-up containers, anyway?) to instant refreshers for forlorn flower borders and starting your own window box veg plot, we’ve got the best advice to get your small garden, balcony or windowsill bursting with colour in no time at all.

Hanging baskets

Suspending plants from the air is a tried-and-tested trick for bringing floral fabulousness into a tiny outside space, but that doesn’t mean that you should rely on ordinary displays. Think outside the box and use old colanders (you could even paint them) as planters and grow strawberries or tumbling cherry tomatoes instead of bedding plants.

Read the complete article and many more in this issue of Homestyle
Purchase options below
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Digital Issue July 2016
 
£2.49
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new Homestyle subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
Annual Digital Subscription Plus the last 3 back issues for free Now £19.99 billed annually
Save
38%
£19.99
6 Month Digital Subscription £10.99 billed twice a year
Save
26%
£10.99
Monthly Digital Subscription £1.99 billed monthly
Save
20%
£1.99

This article is from...


View Issues
Homestyle
July 2016
VIEW IN STORE

Other Articles in this Issue


Editor’s Letter
The long awaited arrival of the summer sun means this
Living
Head to page 22 for our pick of bright and
Make a floral feature with our statement vases on page
‘The living room is a light and airy room with
I’m Cathy Locke and I live with my husband, Kieran,
According to home insurance provider homeprotect.co.uk, 49% of us are
The house had been rented out and was dirty, run-down
Hi, I’m Vanessa De Angelis. I live with my husband,
I’m Leanne Green, and I live with my boyfriend, Luke,
Here’s an easy idea from Erica Strauss’s book, The Hands-On
Shopping
Add a fun, exotic twist to your interiors with tropical-inspired
This cocktail shaker is just £3 from George Home
Serve up coffee and croissants while perching on this French
The honeycomb detailing on this glass vase gives it a
Be inspired by Parisian cafés with a chic petit four
Ideal for high-traffic areas, this Serena Natural/Multi design is printed
Branch out with a sunny yellow number for a fun
Nab a design that’s sold in a spectrum of shades
For those who favour clean lines over catchy patterns, stick
Consider current trends and what you’d be on the hunt
Myfox has launched the world’s first proactive smart home security
Styling
Watered-down greys and raw materials like metal, wool and wood
Making
1 Take the cardboard and, at one end, mark 5cm-long
1 Paint a plywood circle with a coat of cream
1 Cut open a large cereal box and lay it
Americana Décor chalky finish paint in Escape, £7 per 236ml,
Oh hello summer! You’ve got us feeling fired up for
Gather your fabric scraps and get stitching these colourful hexagon
Cooking
* 750g white fish fillets, roughly chopped * 1 tsp
✳160g couscous✳500ml hot vegetable stock✳1 green pepper, diced✳1 orange pepper,
Fans of Cath Kidston, hold onto your Antique Rose hats,
Regulars