The magic of flowers with Simon Lycett

Floral designer and Chelsea favourite, Simon Lycett shows you how to plant up plug plants for flower-filled containers and how to make an arrangement with the blooms you've grown

Simon Lycett encourages us to rethink everyday containers and shows us how to plant plug plants that will bloom within a few weeks. Once in flower, he demonstrates how to tie a posy using everyday cottage garden flowers – Nigella, Calendula and Centaurea cyanus.

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