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.Don't forget to bring your house plants back indoors before the autumn frosts.More summer planting suggestionsPotting up a summer display of scabious and thrift.Creating a summer cutting patch.Growing summer-flowering plants to attract bees.Planting ideas
cover.More summer container displaysPotting up a summer display of scabious and thrift.Creating a summer cutting patch.Growing summer-flowering plants to attract bees.Planting ideas for late-summer colour.Learn how to plant up a summer hanging basket.
on end. And no summer garden is complete without the delicious aroma of lavender.MayJune - August40 minutesSilverbush, Convolvulus cneorum x3French lavender, Lavandula stoechas x3Wallflower, Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve' x3Bacopa, Sutera 'Abunda White' x3Faux
overwinter in the pot. Cut back the verbascums and the fennel in late winter or early spring (see Adam's tips).AdamDon't be too quick to deadhead the verbascums at the end of the summer, as birds will feast on the seed-heads and the spikes will look dramatic
seedlings, which are vulnerable to slugs and late frosts. Wait until plants are hardened off and a good 30cm high before potting up in large containers somewhere sheltered and sunny.How to grow annual climbers from seedsow in February, pot on in April, plant