Devote a corner of the garden to wildflowers and help to save our fast-disappearing flora. Choose seeds of British origin and sew in March to April or September depending on type. Avoid fertilizer and manure, which encourage grasses rather than flowers.
Sarah Raven's Cottage Garden Mix zinnias, cosmos, malopes, and much more, lots of traditional cottage garden favourites which will flower together not just for weeks but months. I wish I had a cutting garden like this!
Beehives in a field of wildflowers~ The modern beehive used today was patented in 1851 by Rev. Lorenzo Langstroth of Pennsylvania. Until then, some styles of hives along with their colonies had to be destroyed to gather the honey.