This year, I’m going to grow some salvias in pots. I’ve always planted them directly into borders but being drought tolerant, I’ve heard they do very well in pots, so thought I would give this a go. I absolutely love Salvias and they are a flower I recommend growing. Not only do they come in several colours, but they are easy to grow and low maintenance. They also flower from May until…May 13, 2021
I must admit that I did have some ‘moments’ earlier on this year as I wondered if I was ever going to get any blooms from my cut flower garden, but they are definitely coming thick and fast at last! While I still have so much to learn, I’m pleased with my first attempt and, whilst I’m already planning for next year, I thought I would share with you what August’s ‘crop’ looks like. Here’s some reflections on each bloom to date: Dahlias – I…August 6, 2020
This week’s blog focuses on one of my favourite plants, the Salvia. I absolutely adore these flowers. They are a fabulous border filler as well as one of the best flowers to attract bees into your garden as they are so rich in nectar. Wherever you plant them, the bees will be sure to find them. Here are my top tips on growing and looking after Salvias. Salvia – A close-up All salvias thrive in full sun and are ideally placed in a…July 2, 2020
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