Antirrhinum Sonnet Series make excellent summer bedding plants; if you want fragrance with cut stems, choose the yellow cultivar. 2
There are 80 calendula cultivars in the trial at Hyde Hall, and a fair few of them at Harlow Carr, so chances are you will be surprised by the range of colours and flower shapes in these trials. 3
Pansy Panola Series do not have the largest flowers, but are among the best for autumn planting. They will flower through autumn and winter, when temperatures are above 40º Fahrenheit, and then give masses of blooms through the spring into early summer. 4
Earwigs eating dahlia petals can be trapped in upturned pots of dry grass, held among the leaves on canes. Empty them on to fruit trees where they will eat a range of apple pests.