These seeds thrive in warmth and so August makes for the perfect time to plant this colourful and easy to grow flower.
A naturally hardy flower, the calendula can be planted wherever fits the bill in your Autumn garden vision.
For best results sow these between August and September to watch them bloom in their warm golden glory by Spring.
We’re sticking with the purple theme this month as it’s the perfect time to begin planting these dainty purple flowers.
Crocus bulbs are a hardy variety and flower through the Autumn to reveal vivid purple blooms though its leaves don’t appear until the Spring.
Did you know… This plant is naturally found in the North-West of England and is the county flower of Nottinghamshire.