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Planting Summer Cut Flowers

By Angie, Feb 27 2013 03:00PM

I have a cut flower border at the front of plot 39, and am planning to incorporate one on the new plot - plot 37. I find this a great way of encouraging pollinators onto the plot as well as giving a good look to the plot. I then dot companion plants through the plot between vegetable beds to further encourage ladybirds, lacewings and bees to my vegetable plants.


I have therefore planted various perennials - dahlias, gladioli and paeonies into the bed today, to accompany the poppies, gladioli, lillies and alliums that already grow in these beds.


Here are some flowers I cut from last year's cut flower border.

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