I only sow with easy hardy annuals but I rarely get good results. When I
sow in open ground they usually don't appear at all ?eaten by
I have sown nasturtiams, calendula and trailing sweet pea in pots, a
basket and a window box all in the same (smallish) back garden. As usual
a lot of disappointment despite dead heading and having put in a slow
release fertiliser tablet at the beginning of the season. I have an
automatic watering system so I suppose the fertiliser is washed away
after some time, but then don't annuals just make leaf and no flower if
Fortunately my field poppies do well, but the dead heading is a bit
I pass gardens with hardies much earlier than I get them and full of
Those in the widow box do better than in the smaller pots.
I've bought lobelia before and it has been ok , but not like the
abundant waterfall that I see
Where am I going wrong?