RHS activities for children. Easy-to-grow plants. Plants Primrose, Primula vulgaris ; a spring wildflower that comes in a variety of colours.
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Great for planting in pots and containers. Wild strawberry, Fragaria vesca ; children will love hunting for the small, sweet, delicious fruit. Bellflower, Campanula medium 'Canterbury Bells'; a blue, white or lavender, summer-flowering plant.
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Pansy, Viola; the cheery face of the pansy is a popular choice for an abundance of both summer and winter colour. Ensure you deadhead them regularly. Crane's-bill, Geranium; grown for its white, pink, blue or purple saucer-shaped flowers and its dense foliage, which is great for keeping down the weeds.
Not to be confused with the summer-bedding plant pelargonium, which is often referred to as geranium. Lamb's ears, Stachys byzantina ; grown more for its foliage than its flowers. We usually meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month.
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Thyme, sage, catnip and lavender are perennial herbs that require excellent drainage to survive the summer. They may be more successful when grown in containers and placed in a location that gets some shade in the afternoon during the summer. Even grown under good conditions they tend to be short-lived and often succumb to root and stem rots in the hot, wet conditions of the late summer season.
Several perennial herbs that have difficulty surviving our summers are grown here as cool-season annuals and include French tarragon, feverfew and chamomile. For info on School Gardens click here. Search Search.
Planting Herb Gardens Kathryn Fontenot. What Are Herbs? Annual Herbs Best Suited for Spring and Summer Warm-season herbs are best planted into the garden after the danger of frost has passed.
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Perennial Herbs Some of the perennial herbs that do well here are mints, lemon verbena, lemon balm, rosemary, Mexican tarragon, burnet, sorrel, society garlic, catmint, garlic, chives, oregano, catmint, anise hyssop, mountain mint, bay laurel, pineapple sage and rue. Your Name. Your Email Address. Recipient's E-Mail Address. Thank you!
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