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It'll warm the cockles of your heart!

Advantages: Easy care, well behaved (!) wild flower, unusual, bee-friendly
Disadvantages: Prone to wind damage in exposed locations

This is another plant that I grow for its benefit to pollinating insects, but I grew it prior to developing that awareness simply because it is attractive. I came across it ten years or more ago in a book of garden plants and got some seeds. Looking at i ...

2mennycds 08.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Corn Cockle (Agrostemma Githago) Seeds

Don't forget about these gorgeous little plants

Advantages: Extremely low maintenance, gorgeous little flowers
Disadvantages: They can spread if left unchecked - but this might be a good thing for some with space to fill

Introduction I consider my garden to be a place for food production, and don’t really put “the look” of the place high on my list of priorities. If I want to give my eyes a sensual feast, I’ll do a Google images search for Nigella Lawson - that ...

StewwyB 26.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Premier Seeds Forget Me Not Seeds

A Wildflower Meadow In Your Own Garden

Advantages: Easy to sow and aftercare is minimal
Disadvantages: Cornflowers not as easy to grow

Wilko Seeds Wild Flowers CornFlower Mix Flower meadows are dying out all over the United Kingdom, but if you are fortunate enough to see one it will take your breath away. All over the Western Isles of Scotland for example, meadows of wild flowers hu ...

Violet1278 10.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Wilko Seeds Wild Flowers CornFlower Mix

Dids rose.

Advantages: A sentimental gift.
Disadvantages: Didn't grow.

Nine years ago, at around this time i was having to sit and watch my in laws grieving for the loss of the matriarchal figure of my hubands Nan, whom we all called Did (long story, but my hubby and my brother in law caouldn't say Nanny when they were littl ...

sarahbarrow 27.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Gift Republic Name a Rose

Golden carrots

Advantages: Genuinely very sweet and easy to grow carrot, yellow colour is attractive and clear
Disadvantages: None for me

Anyone who has browsed a vegetable seed catalogue probably knows that carrots come in many colours that are not orange. I know what some of you are thinking - how dare they mess with carrots, they should be orange! Well actually it is the orange ones that ...

ryeb 07.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Mr Fothergill's Carrot Yellowstone F1 Seeds