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.

COUNTRY GARDEN SEED SHOP

Sweet Pea 'Our Harry'

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Sweet Pea 'Our Harry' Seeds

Our Harry Sweet Pea flowers are a beautiful mid-blue. Like all Spencer type Sweet Peas Our Harry has gorgeous scent, makes a striking display in the garden and is lovely for cut flowers too. They combine well with Sweet Peas in lighter shades of lavender and lilac.

Sweet Peas are brilliant plants for beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking. Some would say Our Harry is the perfect sweet pea... a strong grower, excellent in the garden, great for cut flowers and good for exhibiting too.

GenusLathyrus odoratus
VarietyOur Harry
Plant TypeHardy Annual Climber, Cut Flower, Exhibition Sweet Pea
Height & Spread1.8m-2.4m tall x 15 cm wide (6-8 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 mid-blue 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. Our Harry makes a striking display alone and grows well with other Sweet Peas in complimentary colours.
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