3 Comments

  1. Lisa Litster-Campbell
    April 10, 2012 @ 8:36 am

    I would really love to grow your cut flower collection but I have a wee query!
    The only area I have available to grow the flowers would be in my polytunnel as I don’t have any other flat areas in the garden where our sheep can’t get access to!!! So the only option at the moment is the polytunnel! Just wanted to ask whether you thought they would all be ok growing undercover or d’you think conditions might get a bit hot and steamy for some?! (Although I should probably point out that we live on the west coast of Scotland!) Advice appreciated muchly!

    • Ben
      April 10, 2012 @ 4:03 pm

      I think most of them would love it…a few may slow down in the heat of summer… calendula sometimes have a sulk if it gets too hot…snapdragons too (I don’t sell em anyway) and sweet peas aren’t too keen either…but it’s getting too late to sow those anyway. The calendula will recover when the weather cools off again.
      I hear Bells of Ireland go crazy for some polytunnel action, though haven’t tried myself. :)

  2. Ben
    April 9, 2012 @ 8:22 am

    Ah yes…Clarkia…it too doesn’t mind a bit of shade. :) Well remembered Miss Wells…