By Victoria Allen for the Daily Mail
Published: 00:43 GMT, 2 March 2019 | Updated: 00:43 GMT, 2 March 2019
They are sometimes seen as relics of a gentler age, bringing a touch of greenery to town centres and pub doorways.
But now it seems hanging baskets are coming back into fashion with a younger generation, who are posting their efforts on Instagram.
Wyevale Garden Centres has reported sales doubling between 2012 and 2019, with a survey of customers showing that almost 40 per cent of homes now have hanging baskets.