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  1. Cornflower 'Blue Ball' | Higgledy Garden
    November 13, 2013 @ 4:44 pm

    […] are extremely versatile in the vase …I love seeing them with bright yellow and oranges…calendula is double super engineered to fit this role perfectly. Just these two chipmunks hanging out in a […]

  2. How to Grow Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens' From Seed. | Higgledy Garden
    June 27, 2013 @ 9:48 am

    […] try it with hot reds like Tithonia ‘Fiesta Del Sol’…or deep oranges such as Calendula ‘Indian Prince’. Something with a bit of height will spice things up…Dill ‘Mammoth’ is always a […]

  3. Anna
    May 1, 2013 @ 8:09 am

    Ooh I have these too. Waiting for the 15th to get them in the ground, you an probably tell I’m over excited about it being May at last!

  4. Little Acres Cottage
    November 1, 2012 @ 8:59 pm

    I love this little flower! For us growing organic veggies it not only attracts bees, but planted next to tomatoes deters tomato worm. AND (I had a Mrs Roberts, class of ’76 *winks*) it also helps as a tick repellant too! Love your blog posts! Jacqui

    • Ben
      November 2, 2012 @ 7:30 am

      Thx Jacqui…yes…it’s a right little cracker…super useful as you rightly say when companion planting…roll on next spring…bored of this greyness already…. ;)

  5. Terri
    October 28, 2012 @ 12:29 am

    Hi Ben,

    Thanks for all the info and stuff. Always look forward to a new article. I’ve sown the Art Shades you sent me and they’re looking as lively as a Picasso at the moment!

    Also sowing some green manure in my dormant beds as suggested in Oli’s bit. I’ve found some that can be sown September-November. Looking forward to a green plot this winter!

    Keep warm.