What would thrive in my sunny but windy site
My front garden gets a lot of sun, but is also in a bit of a wind tunnel. What plants do you think would thrive in my containers? I am open to annuals, perennials, shriubs, anything that would thrive in these conditions and brighten up my garden.
PEAK DISTRICT Derbyshire
edited May 2020
Here are a few ideas.
The problems with growing shrubs in containers are (a) wind rock. Once the plant gets to any size it becomes top heavy and falls over in a sudden gust of wind, unless it is in a cylindrical or cuboid container that prevents that. And (b) desiccation. If the site is windy, plants will lose a lot of water through their leaves and require extra care and attention with regular watering. In summer, this might be twice a day.
Apophthegm - a big word for a small thought.