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Start out by taking a long, hard look at the area/s you have available for growing flowers, herbs and vegetables directly in the ground, in pots or other suitable containers on rooftops, balconies and anywhere else you can find space.
Next, decide the kind of artistic impression you desire and the percentages of edible and purely ornamental plants to be grown. Then, head for your local seed seller who should, if prepared, already have a decent selection of offerings in stock.
Slow growing annual flowers (these include popular and versatile petunias, gorgeous antirrhinums and ‘reach-for-the-sky’ hollyhocks) should be started off in seed trays/pots right now. Continue reading