4 Comments

  1. Carole Lacy
    July 28, 2013 @ 2:23 pm

    Hi Ben,
    I’m really hooked on growing flowers for cutting since buying your seeds earlier this year and your website is pure inspiration.
    I’m doing the table jam jar flower arrangements for my daughter’s wedding on Aug 25th and was out deadheading the cornflowers, sweet peas, nigella, malope and cosmos this morning. They were all soaking wet after last nights rain and didn’t look their best at all.
    What is the best advice for cutting them if it rains like this the day before the wedding when I plan to harvest them? Is it best to pick them and let them dry out inside overnight or just arrange them soaking wet?
    Cheers,
    Carole

    • Ben
      August 4, 2013 @ 5:47 am

      Hi Carole…sorry for late reply…just seen your message. They will always look shabby if you pick wet flowers…best pick them the day before…they will still be fresh n fruity. I shall have a word with Flora the goddess of flowers and arrange that you will have dry weather for the big day. :)

  2. Cathy Jefferies
    July 25, 2013 @ 6:48 pm

    Do the nicotiana only release their scent at duck or at various other water fowl too? ;)

    • Ben
      August 4, 2013 @ 5:45 am

      tee hee…I have decided not to edit that out! ;)