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Mr Fothergill’s annual seed mixes

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New style Flower Mixes. Picture; Mr Fothergill's
New style Flower Mixes. Picture; Mr Fothergill's

Easy, cheap way for beginners to grow flowers

Flower mixes are blooming afresh for the 2018 season, thanks to a revamp by Mr Fothergill’s.

A new design incorporates bigger pictures and new pictorial instructions to make preparation and sowing even clearer for beginners and children.

The mixes are available in four themes:

  • Wildlife Attracting Flowers: a special blend for beneficial insects, rich in nectar and pollen, that also provides seed for hungry birds in the autumn.
  • Cottage Garden Flowers: traditional cottage garden favourites, created to provide a beautiful display of colour throughout the summer. Also contains flowers that are great for cutting.
  • Blue Flowers: blended mixture designed to create a co-ordinated border in vibrant shades of blue and purple for a relaxed and tranquil atmosphere – Mr Fothergill’s bestselling flower mix.
  • Red Flowers: a designer mix created to provide striking, vividly coloured flower garden with plenty of eye-catching shades blooming over a long season.

Each box contains 20g of hardy and half-hardy annuals, mixed with a natural carrier to give up to 20sqm coverage. All have RRP of £3.99.

Mr Fothergill’s flower mixes are available from garden centres, supermarkets and leading DIY stores and online at www.mr-fothergills.co.uk.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

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