In this video guide, Monty Don shows how to make supports to stop perennials flopping. Cheap, quick and easy to make from steel rods, they are ideal for supporting border plants such as Papaver orientale ‘Patty’s Plum’.
A beautiful trio of African lilies to add a tropical flavour to the garden. Clusters of trumpet-shaped blooms form globes atop sturdy stems from mid-summer. Pay £21 for one each of 'Poppin Purple', 'Vallée de L'Authion' and 'Twister'.