This book shows the practical steps to making a cut flower patch of your own. Explain how to grow more than 35 cut flowers in your patch as well as finding material from the garden and hedgerows beyond
The Cut Flower Patch: Grow your own cut flowers all year round
There is nothing quite as rewarding as cutting flowers for your home, and this fresh take on the subject, full of tips and advice, shows that a cut flower patch is the most economical and eco-friendly way to enjoy cut flowers today. Starting in spring with seeds, bulbs, perennials and even shrubs, Louise shows you how to create the most diverse displays, from subtle bunches to armfuls of blossom. Full of advice on what to grow from favourite hardy annuals, half hardies and biennials to spring and summer bulbs to adding foliage and fillers to balance arrangements and suggestions on how and when to sow, how to support your plants and tips on weeding, deadheading, pests and feeding, plus step by step plans and guidance on making a cutting patch in a garden or allotment, this complete guide is everything you need to create the most beautiful and fragrant cut flower displays, every month of the year. Providing growing information on more than 100 plants for foliage and flowers plus expert tips and time saving tricks that allow you to dive in at the deep end, this inspiring guide will help you transform a small patch of ground, be it on an allotment or in a garden, into a cut flower patch which produces flowers from early spring to late autumn.
The Cut Flower Patch - Grow your own cut flowers all year round
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