It’s easy to grow your own flowers from seed. Here’s beautiful flowers, growing information & seed collections for gifts.
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 May.
There are lots of lovely Hardy Annual Seeds to sow in April. They are beautiful in your garden, excellent for wildlife and brilliant for cut flowers too.
May is the month to sow Half Hardy Annuals too. Cosmos Antirrhinum (Snapdragons) Rudbeckia and Cleome can all be sown now.
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Sweet Pea 'Mrs Bernard Jones'
Candy pink blooms on a white background, long strong stems and sweet scent are characteristics of Mrs Bernard Jones Sweet Peas. It's a popular Sweet Pea for all the right reasons. If you are a lover of vintage colours or you are growing your own wedding flowers then Mrs Bernard Jones provides a delicious contrast to white and cream blooms and may be right up your street.
Sweet Peas are brilliant plants for beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking. Loved by flower farmers for their long stems and sophisticated blooms, Mrs Bernard Jones is also good for a sunny spot in your garden and is an excellent choice for exhibiting at your local flower show. Awarded the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Variety||Mrs Bernard Jones|
|Plant Type||Hardy Annual Climber, Exhibition Sweet Pea|
|Height & Spread||1.8m-2.4m tall x 15 cm wide (6-8 feet tall x 6 inches)|
|Sow Seeds||Sow 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 Out||Prepare 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 Required||Sweet 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 Production||Buckets of ruffled, scented flowers from June to September.|
|Picking||Pick 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 Combinations||Sweet Peas are some of the best annual climbing flowers that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many flowers are produced. Mrs Bernard Jones makes a great show on it's own and also works well growing with other Sweet Peas in complimentary colours.|