It’s easy to grow your own flowers from seed. Here’s beautiful flowers, growing information & seed collections for gifts.

Gillian McCullochWelcome to Country Garden Seeds!

Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife.

Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife?
The truth is that it’s not just a dream but a distinct possibility for you.

In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. I have grown these flowers myself then selected the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow. To find out more about a plant just click on the images below to open the page and read more about how to grow them.

Seeds to sow in July.

There are lots of lovely Biennial Flower Seeds to sow this month. Biennials are brilliant for early flowers next spring and just a little forward planning pays off big time. Many Biennials are beautiful in your garden, excellent for wildlife and brilliant for cut flowers too.

Wallflower Sunset MixedPlants like  Erysimum (Wallflowers) Digitalis (Foxgloves) Dianthus (Sweet William) Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppies) Myosotis (Forget-me-nots) Hesperis (Sweet Rocket) and Lunaria annua (Honesty) can be sown now ready for flowering next spring.

The best things about growing your own Biennial flowers from seed are:

  1. You can have MASSES of blooms in a colour scheme of your choice.
  2. There’s no need to break the bank… seeds are plentiful and INEXPENSIVE.
  3. There’s little effort required and anyone can do it. Sow them outdoors and let them grow on either in a ‘nursery’ bed or where you want them to flower next spring.

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Sweet Pea Collection 'Just Peachy'

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Sweet Pea Seeds Collection 'Just Peachy'

Long strong stems, plenty of flowers and heavenly scent are characteristics of these gorgeous Sweet Peas. This collection contains five packets of the best peachy Sweet Peas. Flowers are shades of peach and coral with white and cream to complement them, petals are waved and scented too. These are top quality plants usually grown by flower farmers.

If you are planning to grow Sweet Peas in your garden for cut flowers, for a special event such as a wedding or anniversary celebration or for exhibiting at your local flower show you can't go wrong with this collection!

The Just Peachy Sweet Pea Collection contains these specific varieties:

  • Valerie Harrod - Coral Pink
  • Evening Glow - Cream flushed with Peach
  • Princess Elizabeth - Salmon-Pink on Cream
  • Jilly - Cream
  • White Frills - White

Sweet Peas are brilliant plantsfor beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking. For growing information please see below.


GenusLathyrus odoratus
VarietyFive packets of seeds: Jilly, Valerie Harrod, Princess Elizabeth, Royal Wedding and Evening Glow
Plant TypeHardy Annual Climbers
Height & Spread180cm tall x 15 cm wide (6 feet tall x 6 inches)
Sow SeedsSow September-December for robust plants then again in January - April to
extend the flowering season. In cold areas start off indoors.
Grow 2 seedlings to a 1L pot. HOW TO GROW SWEET PEAS
Plant OutPrepare a trellis with canes spaced 20cm apart (8 inches) then plant one pot with two seedlings next to each cane. Tie the stems in as they grow.
Conditions RequiredSweet Peas have long roots and need fertile, moist but well drained soil. Like most annual flowers Sweet Peas prefer a sunny spot. They will also grow in dappled shade.
Water thoroughly in dry spells and feed to keep the flowers going.
Flower ProductionBuckets of scented peach and cream flowers from June to September.
PickingPick Sweet Peas when the first flower is open and the top two are still in bud. It's best to pick early in the morning or in the cool evening and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 5 days in a vase.
Planting CombinationsSweet Peas are some of the best annual climbing flowers that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many flowers are produced.
These varieties have been specially selected to complement each other either growing in your garden or as cut flowers in a bouquet.

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