Everybody and their mother fancies themselves as a Diarmuid Gavin or Monty Don these days. Since lockdown people have been busy buying sweet pea seeds, feeding their tomato plants and planting their potatoes. We tell ourselves ’How hard can it
be?’ Don’t you just stick flowers and vegetables in the ground and watch them grow?
If only it was that easy. As any seasoned gardener will tell you, when it comes to educating yourself about flowers and plants, the learning never ends.
It’s a tricky business and often unless you know what you are doing, you are destined to fail.
So, if you began lockdown with high hopes of nurturing a jungle but have ended up with trays of mouldy earth and not a seedling in sight, fear not, we are here to help.
Some flowers are fool-proof. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have a single green finger, these beauties will still reward you with minimum effort required.
These are our top three flowers that we guarantee you just can’t kill.