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Midsummer border maintenance

Duration: 03:33

With many late spring and early summer blooms now over Monty Don decides to tackle the borders in the Walled Garden and make space to plant blooms which will flower until the autumn. Sweet rocket and foxgloves are pulled out and hardy geraniums cut back. Monty fills the spaces created with half-hardy annuals Nicotiana sylvestris, Cleome ‘White Queen’, and Cosmos Purity’. These half-hardy annuals will fill the garden with colour from now until the first frosts.

Available since: Thu 19 Jul 2012


Series Producer
Liz Rumbold
Monty Don
Louise Hampden

This clip is from

Gardeners' World 2012, Episode 15

15/31 At Longmeadow, Monty Don gets to grips with a variety of jobs in the walled garden.

First broadcast: 20 Jul 2012

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