What’s new in gardening? – September Seeds

September is the traditional time for seed and plant catalogues to drop through our letter boxes.

Over the next few months we will take an advance look at what’s new for growing in 2024 to make the neighbours jealous!

Here are just a couple of new varieties to whet your appetite!

Sunflower Desire Red

Image via Fleuroselect | Helianthus annuss Desire Red. Read the article here.

A new dwarf variety growing to just 70cms with unique deep red flowers!

Plants, suitable for growing in containers or borders will continue to flower throughout the summer on bushy plants with dark green leaves. They also attract bees and butterflies for the pollen.

Tomato Tiny Temptations Orange

Image via Fleuroselect | Lycopersicon esculentum Tiny Temptations F1 Orange. Read the article here.

Just the thing to get the kids eating their veg, the bright orange fruits of this new cherry sized tomato are amazingly sweet, picked straight from the plant!

The compact, spreading plants are ideal for growing in tubs or hanging baskets and will continue to fruit throughout the summer!

Watch for more exciting new things to try next month!