Spring: To dos, tips and planting ideas for outdoors

Turn your outdoor space into a blooming paradise

The evenings are getting longer and the sunrays stretching over the patio make us eager to get back to gardening. It feels as though the whole country has been waiting for the arrival of spring - so what a relief that it's finally here! We have plenty of inspiration to help you get creative with budding green plants, both indoors and outside. And if all that gardening makes you hungry, we have two delicious spring dishes in store for you. Read on, get inspired and get to work!

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add green to your balcony, terrace or garden

Throw the doors to your patios and urban balconies wide open and breathe in the fresh spring air. Read our tips for transforming this small space into an outdoor flowering paradise, and if you’re unsure how to go about planting check out our outdoor guide to potting.

spring gardening: tasks, step-by-step plans and tips

Spring can be quite treacherous when it comes to temperatures, but you can get to work outdoors on mild days with some useful spring garden jobs that will prompt growth and flowering later in the season. These early spring flowering plants will bring a much-needed splash of colour to outside, and these frost-resistant plants will see your outdoor space thrive whatever the weather. This mobile planter DIY is especially useful during this season, as it allows you to easily move plants to the sunniest spot.

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spring recipes with edible flowers and plants

Gardening's a hungry job! To keep you fuelled for planting flowers, take a look at our spring recipes. A falafel, hummus and tulip wrap and a panna cotta with roses and honeycomb are ideal rewards for days spent outside!

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Get inspired with our spring board on Pinterest, and share your greenery with us via Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #thejoyofplants.

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