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      Jun 7, 2017 Garden4Me News


      FED UP with the chore of daily watering over the summer months? Not enough room to grow fruit or veg? An ingenious range of easy-to-use, space-saving raised garden planters, that takes the hassle out of watering, is being launched at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show (Stand 215).

      Boasting 20 litre built-in self-irrigating reservoirs

      So daily watering even during the hottest of summers can be a thing of the past, the Garden4me planter range has been designed to make gardening easy for everyone. Ideal for people with limited space for use on patios, terraces, balconies and gardens, they are suitable for all age and ability groups at home, school, office or community group. They are also the perfect height for wheelchair users.

      Clever touches include double-walled construction, to keep soil warm and encourage plant growth, plus the self-irrigating reservoir with capillary action and capillary matting. With a lifetime guarantee against rotting, the planters can be assembled in just minutes without the need for specialist tools. The range is the brainchild of a former engineer who wanted to tackle the practical challenges of gardening in one simple solution.

      Available in five standard colours – three granite shades, one lime green, one yellow/black – as well as bespoke colours available on request, the planters are large and deep enough1 to grow a host of crops including root vegetables, fruit, herbs or whatever blooms take your fancy! Prices start at £249.00 plus delivery during the show.

      Product designer Duncan McInnes said: “Our planters offer something for everybody. They are perfect for school children, communal growing groups, the elderly or those who are less able to dig, and in equal measure those who have limited growing space but still want to enjoy perfect gardens or grow their own food. They are already proving popular amongst all groups and exhibiting them at RHS Chatsworth is a great opportunity to show it to the widest possible audience.”

      To show the fullest extent of the potential of garden4me giant planters to create genuine gardens, our dark granite version is hosting a Japanese inspired garden which features:

      Chatsworth Japanese inspored garden

      • Acer Palmatum ‘Redwine’
      • Acer Palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’
      • Fern cyrtomium fortunei (Japanese Holly Fern)
      • Hosta Sharmon
      • Hosta Twilight
      • Hosta Toy Soldier
      • Dicentra Goldheart
      • Dicentra Valentine
      • Grasses
      • Wind chime / water / pebbles / decorative statue

      Supporting Wildlife – Garden4me Yellow and Black planter featuring great pollinators to support the bee population. Featured plants include:

      Chatsworth Bee garden

      • Scabiosa Fama Deep Blue
      • Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’
      • Sidalcea ‘Little Princess’
      • Nepeta Mussinii
      • Chinese Foxglove Rehmannia ‘Magic Dragon’
      • Lavendula Angustifolia ‘Hidcote’
      • Salvia nemerosa Caradonna Ornamental Sage
      • Ceanothus Lemon and Lime
      • Bee hotel and bee/insect picks

      Patio Gardening – to Show the potential of garden4me when used on a patio our bright green planter includes the following plants:

      Chatsworth green planter 2

      • Cordyline ‘Red Star’
      • Heuchera
      • Fuscia Sunray
      • Jasminum Polyanthum
      • Primula ‘Ooh La La’
      • Osteopernum Supreme Lilac ‘Cape Daisy’
      • Alstroemeria Inca Lake Lily
      • Trailing Ivy