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RHS Gold medal-winner Kate Durr's top tips on how to plant garden pots

RHS Gold medal-winner Kate Durr's top tips on how to plant garden pots

Whatever size your garden, whether it’s contemporary or cottagey, there’s always a place for a pot. They’ll lead your eye to an arresting view, they’re a punctuation point to stop and smell the roses, a chance to bring bold colour to shady corners, the perfect pointer to a set of steps. RHS Gold medal-winner, Kate Durr is Creative Director of Highgrove Talking Gardens and founder of Wiltshire-based Kate Durr Garden Design. Here she shares her advice on planting schemes for Holloways pots, which will take you from glorious summer scent through to structural interest on chillier autumn days. 
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How to add Antiques to your Garden

How to add Antiques to your Garden

You don’t need to inherit a vast estate to use antiques in your garden. Staddle stones, weathered troughs, oversized terracotta pots and elegant Italianate statues can be used in almost any space, from cottage gardens to urban courtyards. The trick is to make the pieces you choose look as if they’ve always been there. So how do you incorporate pieces from a classical bust to a wooden bench into your garden?
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Victorian Garden Ornament and Furniture

Victorian Garden Ornament and Furniture

Victorians loved their gardens. Even if your home is not in the typical Victorian style, you can still incorporate Victoriana in your garden, such as decorative garden furniture, a wrought iron bench, a statue, or ornate stone balustrades. Many of the essential elements to design your planting around can be found at Holloways.
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Our Guide to Garden Antiques

Our Guide to Garden Antiques

Our guide to starting your own collection of garden antiques. There is no better way to create your own unique garden than to add one or two special garden ornaments. Perhaps a weathered stone planter, a old stone water feature, or a stunning contemporary sculpture as a centre piece. Let's give you some ideas to enhance your garden and help you start your own collection of garden antiques.
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About Holloways Antiques

Holloways sell garden antiques and garden ornament, antique pots and planters, salvaged garden ornament and reclaimed garden ornament from our courtyards around the family farm, near Malvern in Worcestershire. We specialise in old English stone including old farm troughs, millstones and staddle stones. We also have a range of interesting garden sculpture, garden statues and contemporary garden art.

We are situated in the beautiful English countryside and a visit to see our collection is never wasted. You can browse for hours in the extensive courtyards where you might find an old stone cider mill complete with millstone, a stone tough for planting alpines, an early 20th century lead urn, or a contemporary sculpture to use as a garden centrepiece. All will make your garden unique.

Holloways have been dealers in garden antiques for over 25 years and Edward Holloway is one of the leading experts in antique garden ornament and vintage garden ornament in the UK.

About Holloways Antiques