Pot for October colour: Skimmia japonica 'Rubella', heather and pansy 'Deep Pink'. Photo by Sarah Cuttle. For another container using winter-flowering pansies, visit http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/pots-containers/spring/pansy-thyme-and-ivy-pot-display/1187.html
Mix Herbs and Flowers Create a colorful and fragrant spring garden by mixing flowering herbs and perennials that bloom together in May and June. In this border, chives and lavender bloom in front of Amsonia, bearded iris, and peony.
Lily of the valley plants are one of the most fragrant blooming plants in the spring and early summer throughout the northern temperate zone. Learn how to grow these plants in this article. Transplant in late November or December.
We asked the Chair of the Peony Society to share her no-nonsense tips for how to grow the perfect, blousy peonies - including how to plant them, care for them and how to help them look their best once they've been cut and arranged in a vase.
Scented roses: 'Boscobel' has a myrrh scent and salmon pink, rosette formed flowers held on an upright shrub. Discover more about this rose http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/rosa-boscobel/4094.html Photo by Jason Ingram