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Cottage Garden Mix | Sarah Raven

Cottage Garden Mix

For those of us who like a jolly, bright mix of colours, sow this combination of lots of traditional cottage garden favourites which will flower together not just for weeks but months.
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6g seed, plus buckwheat husks (to cover 2.5m x 1m or equivalent area)

Seed Shaker

2 Seed Shakers

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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual, Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October, 12-14 weeks after sowing
Height
90cm (36in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Cultivation
Sow direct April-June. Clear area, dig over, rate soil to form a fine seed bed into which seeds will readily germinate. Scatter seeds evenly, rake over and water.

Description

For those of us who like a jolly, bright mix of colours, sow this combination including zinnias, cosmos, malopes, and much more, lots of traditional cottage garden favourites which will flower together not just for weeks but months.

  • 6g of seed to cover 2.5m x 1m or equivalent area
  • Full soil preparation and sowing instructions will be sent out with this packet of seed.
  • Seed shaker contains 18g of seed mixed with approximately 65g of buckwheat husks to aid even scattering. Covers an area of 7 square metres.

This is great for sowing into container pots, and perfect for cutting. Plus, bees and butterflies love it!

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

Care Tips

Blooms 12-14 weeks after sowing