Winter is over and it is time to restore your garden with lush bright colors from Spring flowers! If you want to play with colors and not just stick to roses, this list is for you!
Just sow the seeds straight into the ground in a sunny, sheltered spot and watch them grow and grow and grow! Be sure to provide the stems with supports to grow the tallest sunflowers around.
- Sweet Peas
Who can resist their delicious fragrance? And the more you pick, the more flowers they produce! A sunny spot, a supportive fence, and plenty of water is all these climbers need to produce your own ‘home grown’ cut flowers.
With jewel-like flowers and delicate ferny leaves, nigella is much tougher than it looks. As the flowers fade, this pretty plant will set seed for the following year.
The large nasturtium seeds can be sown directly into the soil – just wait until after the last frosts. Try some of their edible flowers in a salad or as a pretty garnish.
Marigold seeds are easy to handle and grow really quickly so you won’t have to wait long for their colourful flowers. From tall varieties for the border to small types for beds and containers, there is a marigold to suit every sunny spot in the garden.
Whether you grow them for winter or summer colour, remember to deadhead the faded flowers to encourage more and more.