Peony Honeysuckle Pinks Hollyhocks Pot marigolds
Peony Honeysuckle Pinks Hollyhocks Aquilegia Pot marigolds
(Calendula), a bright and tasty addition to tossed salads, have been used in kitchens for centuries to add a peppery, tangy flavour to breads and soups.
These are the plants with which we generally start gardening - cornflowers and love-in-a mist, clarkia and godetia, larkspur, pot marigolds
and California poppies.
English ones, sometimes called pot marigolds
because they were used in cooking, are their European cousins.
The cerinthe is going in first but we'll cram in pot marigolds
later, probably a variety called neon with double flowers of brilliant orange, edged in crimson.
The cerinthe is going in first but we''ll cram in pot marigolds
later, probably a variety called Neon with double flowers of brilliant orange, edged in crimson.
The marjorams are coming into flower, the long row of golden yarrow looks amazing and the double row of pot marigolds
, Calendula officinalis, that I planted earlier is a great success.
For instance, pot Marigolds
were good companion plants, originally grown to repel bugs and keep insects away from other plants.
have been a favourite for years, hence their name.
And don't forget to jolly up your plot with a row or two of pot marigolds
BLEND The orange of pot marigolds
and blue of cornflowers complement each other nicely