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The much-loved Nasturtium

The much-loved Nasturtium...

Nasturtiums (Tropaeolum majus) are loved for their rich jewel-like colours. Although generally thought of as annuals, most varieties can be grown year-round in warmer areas. One of the easiest of all annuals, nasturtiums do best in poor soil. If given rich soil, especially soil with high nitrogen content, they produce plenty of leaves, but few flowers. Sow seeds in direct sun or very light shade. Traditionally grown...
Colourful Zinnias

Colourful Zinnias...

Zinnias are popular border plants and good for cutting       For brilliant colour in the hottest, sunniest part of the garden, zinnias are ideal. Zinnias are available in almost every colour shade except the blues, and in a range of sizes from tiny dwarf plants with charming miniature flowers to large plants with ruffled and curly petals (yes, the hybridists have been very busy, much to the advantage of this...