Learn this Biophilia: You + Nature + Home (Kyle Books, £14.99) will ring a bell for anybody caught indoors proper now. Designer Sally Coulthard reveals you the right way to elevate your temper by bringing vegetation, flowers and different points of nature into the house.
Plant this The sound of a bee fossicking about within the bell-like flowers of honeywort (Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’) is likely one of the most pleasant of early summer season. This hardy annual will seed itself about in full solar and are available again yearly with no effort from you. It’s a bit late for seed sowing, however give it a go if you may get maintain of some (attempt Chiltern Seeds) or purchase as plug vegetation.
Sow this The canny gardener doesn’t cease sowing seeds come June – now’s the time to sow basil, courgettes, squash, peas, beetroots and salad leaves in a sheltered spot exterior. Apply the organic management Nemaslug upfront of sowing to guard treasured seedlings from slugs with out harming pets or wildlife.