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Is your garden looking a bit lifeless after the cold winter months?

Now the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to start planting flowers, herbs, vegetables and fruit seeds. There are so many plants to choose from, but how to decide?

We’ve made a list of the best and brightest seeds to plant this Spring to bring your garden back to life. Here’s our top picks-

FLOWERS

Petunias (5 primary colours: yellow, pink, red, white and purple)

Snapdragons (the flower resembles the face of a dragon that open and closes its mouth when squeezed)

Bluebellls (range of colours from deep purple to pinks, white and blues)

 

          

HERBS

Mint herb

Basil

Coriander

         

 

FRUIT/VEG

Passionfruit

Avocado

Strawberries

Tomatoes

                     

 

Pictures sourced from:

Petunias Flowers 12 P Is For Petunia A Delicate Flower

https://suwalls.com/flowers/snapdragon-29890/

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/BCsoKwf0jRM/maxresdefault.jpg

Six Basil Varieties to Try

http://heritagegarden.uic.edu/cilantro-coriandrum-sativum/

Don’s Tips: How to grow Passionfruit

https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/spring/growing-avocados-flowering-pollination-and-fruit-set

Strawberry recipes and growing tips

 

 

 

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