With Britain’s longest summer since 1910 now here, were soaking up every bit of sun we can outdoors, and with more time spent in our gardens, we come to realise it’s not just us longing for a bit of extra colour.

Hanging baskets and planters are a simple way to add bursts of brightness and fragrance to your

garden all year around.

News Shopper has teamed up with Blacksmiths to offer you one of five outdoor basket bundles, worth £90 each.

Leading gardener and horticulturist Martin Fish has produced a video showing you how to give your garden a splash of colour.

Watch the video below:

A new survey by Blacksmiths shows a third of people fear it’s too time consuming to maintain a beautiful well watered basket, but they are actually quick and easy to prepare and can give your outdoor space months of long-lasting colour and bloom.

With a wide range of wrought iron hanging baskets, wall mangers and planters from Blacksmith you can easily dress up your outdoor space.

Blacksmiths are offering you the chance to win one of five outdoor basket bundles (worth £90) including a wall manger, hanging basket and round hook.

To be in the chance of winning, you just need to correctly answer the following question.

When was Britain’s previous longest summer?

a) 1910

b) 2009

c) 1993

Text your answer to 80360, starting your message with NSBASKETS leave a space and then put your answer, name, number, email and address.

Or send your entry with your name, address and contact phone number on a postcard or a

stuck-down envelope to:

Hanging Basket Competition, News Shopper, Mega House, Crest View Drive, Petts Wood, Kent BR5 1BT.

Closing date: August 8

Terms & conditions: Texts cost 50p plus your normal operator text charge. Lines close August 7, at 11.59pm.  For full terms, go to newsquest.co.uk/terms