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the container and store it in a cool, dry place such as the fridge.AdamYou can also save seed of cerinthe, nigella and poppy, for sowing in spring.More on saving seedHow to collect and save seed.Sowing foxgloves from saved seed.Advice on saving tomato seed.
is not suitable for consumption.More advice on growing flowersRead Adam Pasco's blog on growing sunflowersGrow California poppies from seed sown outdoorsVideo advice on growing bluebells from seedRaise sweet peas from seedGrowing dahlias from seed
. The poppies, however, are in full flower and look fantastic.The hare sundial is in its final resting place. It looks wonderful with the herbs planted around it and really sets off the display. I am really pleased with this year's exhibit. This is the final
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.
LavenderA mild antidepressant, a restorative for the nervous system and a mild sedative, lemon balm can be enjoyed as a tea.Lemon balmWhen dried, the bright-yellow flowers can be made into a calming tea, which helps combat insomnia.Californian poppy
potPropagating oriental poppies by root cuttings
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.
sun. It reaches 1.5m high.Eryngium giganteumHappy in woodland conditions, the yellow- or orange-flowered Welsh poppies are annuals that don't mind shade, making them perfect to weave under trees and taller shrubs.Meconopsis cambricaA cottage garden
budget, and you can fill borders to overflowing with a selection of hardy annuals like sunflowers, calendula, poppy, love-in-a-mist, larkspur, poached egg flowers, lavatera, alyssum, cornflower, night scented stock, and climbers like nasturtium
in all stages of its life from bud to corpse) and with flashes of red field poppy.Isatis is easily propagated from seed sown in the autumn and can make an interesting and unusual addition to a border. However, should you decide that you want to enter