Martyn Cox aims to maintain a small city garden on the south coast, while his two dogs (a Sprocker Spaniel and chocolate Labrador) try to thwart his best efforts. Gardening columnist with The Mail on Sunday, he’s the author of ten books and gardening guest for Richard Jackson at QVC. A trained horticulturist and black belt in karate, Martyn was formerly on the staff at BBC Gardeners’ World, Amateur Gardening, Horticulture Week and Gardenlife magazine.
Plants in pots will elevate any garden, whether you have a patch in the countryside, small urban plot or even a narrow balcony. By combining the right plants with the right containers, you can create a wealth of sensational displays, whether you’re looking for a focal point or something to brighten up a boring patio.