How to Care for Hanging Baskets

ellie.white
Published on June 14th 2018
12
This is the time of year where we’ve all planted up our hanging baskets and they’ve begun to bloom. These bring great colour to the garden as well as attracting bees and other insects!
To ensure you get the best blooms out of them:
  • Water them thoroughly and often - hanging baskets usually need more water than plants would in the ground, so make sure water is streaming out the holes before moving to the next.
  • Be sure to deadhead any plants in bloom to encourage new growth and healthier blooms.
  • Fertilise - as hanging baskets get watered more often, the nutrients are washed out quicker than if it was in the ground, so fertilisation is recommended for healthier plants.
See our How-to articles on hanging baskets.

Be the first to download the app

Help us build a place where community meets knowledge. Try it out and let us know what you think.
Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

What is Candide?

Candide has everything for plant lovers – buy plants from independent sellers and book tickets to visit inspiring gardens near you. Identify plants in seconds from a single photo and learn how to care for them with our in-depth guides.

OUR APP

Learn how to care for your plants and share your growing successes on Candide’s free app for your phone or tablet.

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Germinated in Bristol © 2021 Candide