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year we'll be exhibiting our herbs in the floral marquee, and we're ending on a high. Jekka's exhibit won Gold at the Chelsea Flower Show 2008.New plants at the Chelsea Flower Show.
annuals into flower is to be mean and only feed the plants when changing the pot size; this way the plant won't produce too much foliage.For the Herb Farm we have been sowing French parsley. The trick to get a good germination is to sow the seeds
. The plants are for our own display, the theme of which is the myth and magic of herbs. Calendula is steeped in both. It was first used in Indian and Arabic cultures, before being discovered by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. In medieval England, marigolds
, before we start building our display.My herb display at Chelsea this year will contain a very unique sundial, featuring a sculpture of a hare. I went with Joanna Migdal, the sundial creator, and Jeremy James, the hare sculptor, to the foundry where both
description of culinary or medicinal uses. I hope this extra information will further inspire those that see the display to grow and use herbs.