Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 16 February 2021
Calendula offers beauty in the garden, flavour in the kitchen, and a soothing balm for the medicine cabinet. This article explains why this versatile plant fully deserves a place in your growing calendar.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 29 July 2020
Sunflowers are in important commercial crop, but they also deserve their place in the garden for their unmistakable beauty and generous seed production. This article covers all you need to know to start growing them for yourself.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 1 March 2019
This hardy plant is easy to grow and makes a beneficial addition to a vegetable garden. If you haven't tried growing calendula, consider giving this plant a chance to earn a spot in your garden.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 20 August 2018
Self-seeding flowers are a great way to blur the lines between a carefully cultivated garden and a wild natural look. They're easy to grow but also provide colour throughout the season. This article describes the advantages of growing self-seeding plants.
Author: Jennifer Charlotte Date Posted: 17 May 2018
Enjoy the beauty and benefits of nasturtiums by planting them in your garden. These pretty plants are easy to grow, edible, and a great companion plant.
Author: Jennifer Charlotte Date Posted: 17 July 2017
Gardens look much more appealing with some color and life but many people don't know where to start when it comes to flowers. However some flowers are so easy to grow that all you have to do is sow, water and enjoy.
Author: Ann Howard Date Posted: 22 March 2016
Nasturtiums are found in many parts of the world. Tropaeolum majus is believed to have originated in the Andes from Bolivia north to Colombia. The seeds were taken to Europe from Peru by Spanish explorers in the 16th century. The name ‘nasturtium’ ...
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Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 7 May 2021
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