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Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) is a woodland plant, much valued for its fragrant summer flowers. Its low, spreading habit also makes it ideal for growing as a ground cover plant. Convallaria thrives in a moist, shaded spot, and gradually spreads to form dense clumps of ...
. Use them to fill gaps in summer borders or grow larger quantities in rows on the allotment or veg plot. Stagger sowings by a few weeks to give you a regular supply of blooms.Many of the best summer blooms are easy-to-grow hardy annuals and, with seeds
. I adore its natural-looking, delicate flowers. They appear to dance and flutter in the breeze like little white butterflies. The half-hardy perennials from the Fast Flowers collection, including nicotiana, clarkia and antirrhinum, all appreciate a