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In a large pot, mix together a rich purple osteospermum with zesty yellow and orange bidens, lantana, portulaca and California poppies for the perfect summer cocktail.springJune - August 40 minutesOsteospermum 'Malindi'Lantana camaraCalifornia poppy
This container display will add a really summery punch to a sunny corner of your garden. Best known in pink or purple varieties, osteospermum is also available in zingy citrus shades, such as 'Orange Symphony' and 'Lemon Symphony'. In this display
Water crops in growing bags and pots daily, adding a liquid feed once a weekIntroduce biological controls if you have discovered pests, such as whitefly and red spider mitePinch out developing sideshoots on tomato stemsTrain cucumbers and tomatoes
Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' and rosy Diascia 'Red Ace' although any crimson or maroon trailing bedding plant would work well.1 Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline'3 Calibrachoa 'Million Bells Cherry'1 Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple'6 Diascia 'Red Ace'36cm metalware basket
to help prevent your plants drying out.If frost is forecast in May, bring plants under cover.More ideas for summer colourPlanting up a summer hanging basket.Creating a summer display of osteospermum, lantana and California poppy.Growing summer raspberries.
as possible, and applied mulches. I provided them with temporary shade using some leftover pea sticks.In addition to early-evening watering I also did a fair amount of emergency midday watering, too. When my gorgeous potted osteospermum started to wilt, I
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.
We had our first frost the other night. The next morning we were out at 6am, clearing the car windscreen. The temperature rises during the day, but plummets mid-afternoon.I wish I had popped the osteospermum that sits on my front door step
chiloense, the water avens (G. rivale), which grows wild by streams or the wood avens (G. urbanum), which grows (and this may come as a bit of a shock) in woodland.I have three particular favourites that, for those of you keen on social pigeonholing, come