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level will rejuvenate it and, though it seems brutal, will allow the plant a fresh start. Once again there will be neat rosettes and, with luck,a few more flowers in late summer. More on growing ornamental poppiesMake a nettle feed in a container
. Garden fork Sharp knifeLarge potsGritty compost mix made from equal parts grit or perlite and potting compostLabel and pencilDecember - January30 minutesUse a garden fork to lift the whole plant out of the ground gently, taking care not to damage its
container display of poppies, osteospermum and lantana.Grow plants for late-summer colour.Follow Sarah Raven's video advice on creating a cutting patch.Learn how to grow lupins for both height and colour in your borders.