What to Plant in June

It looks like summertime is finally here! The days are brighter, the nights are longer and it’s time for the hard work in the garden to begin. From summer bedding favourites that will make your garden glow. Or freshly grown vegetables perfect for salads, it’s time to start planting!

Here is a list of what you can get in the ground.

Argyranthemum

Commonly known as the Marguerite daisies, these beautiful flowers are perfect for summer bedding and can really transform your garden. Supplied as UK grown plug plants, these flowers have the added bonus of attracting butterflies to your garden and make the perfect summer display.

Argyranthemum Grandaisy Pink Halo
Argyranthemum Grandaisy Red

Pansies

Pansies are a summer staple and our garden ready collections are ready for planting! When planted with plenty of room for the roots to establish and develop, these stunning UK grown Maxi Plugs will add colour and charm to your flower beds and containers.

Pansy Can Can Mixed (Garden Ready)
Pansy Matrix Mixed (Garden Ready)

Geraniums

Geraniums make perfect bedding and trailing plants, especially when supplied in trays. Our Geraniums are supplied as UK-grown 3cm diameter jumbo plug plants, and once in the ground your summer beds will be blooming from summer to early autumn.

Geranium Apple Blossom
Geranium Double Trailing Blue

Tomato Plants

Our RHS Award of Garden Merit winning Tomato plants are ready to pot on arrival! Supplied as premium 3cm jumbo plug plants, tomatoes make the perfect summer treat and thrive in this heat, start planting the best varieties possible and give yourself the best crops this year.

Tomato Sweet Million
Tomato Beefmaster

Kale

When planting kale be sure to allow them plenty of space to grow! Our kale reflex are incredibly high yielding and produce finely curled dark green leaves that have a great resistance to untimely yellowing. Plant in fertile, well drained soil.

Kale Reflex
Kale Reflex

Peppers

Crunchy, sweet and just a little bit spicy – peppers are the perfect accompaniment to any summer recipe! Either in a salad or grilled on the barbecue, our peppers are incredibly versatile and have the ability to adapt to any growing conditions, perfect for outdoor vegetable gardens.

Pepper Beluga Red
Pepper Beluga Yellow

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What to Plant in May

For tips on what to plant this May, look no further! The weather may be getting brighter but it’s still good to wrap up warm when sitting outside. Or maybe even in a beer garden since that’s allowed now. With warmer days ahead, it’s time to get stuck into some planting.

Here’s a list of what you can plant this May.

Lavender

This beautifully fragrant shrub is easy to grow and produces masses of of lavender flowers that can be repurposed for multiple uses! Supplied in a selection of varieties, the flowers can be grown as bedding, border or potted plants and are ideal for creating a low screen or ground cover. 

Lavender Peter Pan

Lavender Stoechas Papillon

Marigolds

Supplied as plug plants, maxi plugs or garden ready, our Marigolds will have your garden bursting with summer. Coming in beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow, Marigolds look beautiful in borders or pots or containers. They also make incredible cut flowers!

Marigold French Durango Mixed
Marigold Fireball

Lobelia

Coming in a range of colours such as blue, purple and white or even mixed. Our Lobelia’s are fantastic plants with cascading varieties that are ideal for hanging baskets or containers and upright varieties. Lobelia’s prefer well drained fertile soil or a balanced compost.

Lobelia Crystal Palace
Lobelia Cascade Mixed

Strawberries

Synonymous with Summer, it’s time to get these delicious berries into the ground. Our Strawberry plants are disease resistant and are all reliable cropping varieties. We have a wide variety of strawberry plants that come in strange colours and exotic flavours! Have you ever tried a ‘Pineberry’?

Strawberry Pineberry
Strawberry Super Size Elsanta

Herbs

Perfect for seasoning and garnishing, our special range of herbs includes popular everyday varieties such as Basil, Chives, Coriander, Rosemary, Sage and Mint. If you’re feeling adventurous, you could even try to make your own herb-infused oil!

Chives Staro
Green Sage

Cucumber

Crunchy and juicy, our cucumbers are perfect for summer salads or a homemade spa treatment! With a good resistance to mildew, this is the best time to grow cucumber plants ready for the warmer months.

Cucumber Shakira
Cucumber Gambit

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