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.T. praestans 'Unicum', with bright red flowers, dwarf habit, and variegated foliage.T. 'Weisse Berliner', with pure ivory white flowers.Tulip bulbs can be planted far later than other bulbs and will still flower well in spring. Get daffodils and others planted
devastate zinnia plants, particularly varieties of Z. elegans.There are many others, including the fiery Z. elegans 'Cactus Orange', burning 'Benaries Red' and pale green 'Envy'.Are zinnias set for a revival, and will you be growing them?
. For the same price as your vase of red roses that within a week are only fit for the compost heap, you could instead grow orchids on your windowsill, which carry a succession of flowers for three months.If that wasn't enough, it will even flower again about six
coloured flowers, usually with a brilliant boss of yellow stamens at the centre. While many bedding plants remain dwarf and compact cosmos grows taller, swaying above them on the breeze. Seeds are cheap, and these tender summer bedding plants are always
The rose is our most popular flower, and rightly so. A single rose bud captures perfection, slowly opening to celebrate nature at its very best.And as well as being a thing of beauty, roses are the perfect plant to grow as a celebration of life
interested, which is surprising when food is in such short supply. I know the seeds are poisonous to humans, so birds must know this instinctively, and I'm told rabbits stay clear of them as well.Following flowers in early summer, the faded blooms give way
Over the years I've planted dozens of fruit trees, and while some have been productive, carrying delicious crops, others have been very disappointing. So, why the disappointment? It's usually because I've chosen a new variety without having tasted