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The pot marigolds are a variety called 'Golden King', great firey orange heads and Gertrude Jekyll's favourite.
The cerinthe is going in first but we'll cram in pot marigolds later, probably a variety called 'Neon' with double flowers of brilliant orange, edged in crimson.
There's something for kids as well - a children's summer-flower garden containing sunflowers, nasturtiums, pot marigolds and anemones.
Plants from pounds 2.95 (www.gardens4you.co.uk, 0808 234 7223) POT MARIGOLDS An essential plant for any cottage garden, this will brighten borders.
In last winter's cold we lost a long line of pink lavender, sadly, so we are going to re-plant for this season with pot marigolds, great for attracting beneficial insects and often grown as companion plants in vegetable gardens.
POT marigolds, or calendula, are packed with animal magnetism - their bright orange colour attracts predators such as hoverflies and draws in bees.
Gardeners and cooks more than 100 years ago were using pot marigolds and orange blossom in their cooking.
Or try easy annuals such as pot marigolds or Calendulas, Lavatera Silver Cup and Chrysanthemum Tricolor Mixed plus Love-in-the-mist or Nigella and Larkspur, which should remain in peak conditions until late August.
WHILE you're sowing all your annuals, don't forget to add some calendula (pot marigolds), nasturtium and borage, which you can add to salads and drinks in summer for both flavour and colour.
Some of my favourites for direct sowing like this include cornflowers, love-in-a-mist, flax, candytuft, pot marigolds (Calendula officinalis), Lavatera trimestris (annual mallow), Malope, Nemophila (baby blue eyes) and mignonette.