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Grow cyclamen neopolitanum in rockeries or woodland gardens. It self-seeds and spreads to give long-lasting ground cover.

from David Domoney

Top 10 self-seeding plants for a fuss-free cottage garden

We all like to get free plants. And self-seeders produce new plants for us every year. They are ideal if you want a fuss-free garden, because they require little intervention. Left to bloom and set seed, these prolific varieties will soon fill every available patch in the garden. Here are my top 10 self-seeding plants. 1 Papaver


For the ditch? Ground cover plants such as Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

from David Domoney

Top 10 self-seeding plants for a fuss-free cottage garden

forget-me-not-flowers Blooms in spring. Covers like a carpet. Good for rocks and filling cracks in walkways. Low growth.

from Etsy

Climbing Bluebells, Sollya heterophylla, 15 seeds, Australian shrubby vine, edible berries, easy climber, ground cover, drought tolerant

Escalade de Jacinthe des bois Sollya heterophylla 15 par SmartSeeds

from Mail Online

Red October: Stunning field of poppies provides summery display... two months too late

Magnificent field of bright red poppies near Shaftesbury in north Dorset covers several acres of farmland


~~Seed Mat for a White Border ~ White borders are a radiant sight and are also very stylish. This must surely be the quickest and easiest way to create bright, beds and borders in the garden. These seed mats can simply be dug into the ground and covered with soil. A glorious mixture of varieties for a characteristic English-style garden. | Spalding Bulb~~