Plants for flowers from direct sowing.
A great way to increase colour in your garden in the summer months is to carry out some direct sowing of some easy to grow seeds in patches in your flower borders using a glass or plastic bell jar for protection and to bring the seed on in the spring.
A lot of the seed recommended below can be collected now ninth autumn and stored in paper bags inna dry, dark cool area and sowed in the spring.
Tagetes tenuifolia ‘Tangerine Gem’
Papaver ( poppy )
Rudbeckia x hirta hybrida ‘Cherokee Sunset