Buy Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Tall Double Mix' from Sarah Raven: This mix contains pinks, mauves, whites and crimsons. Grows well on any soil and can flower from June until Christmas at Perch Hill.
Buy Daucus carota 'Purple Kisses' Mix from Sarah Raven: In a mix of crimson and white, this airy, elegant umbellifer is the perfect filler foliage plant for almost any vase.
Sarah Raven's guide to the best wild flower spots in the UK in May.
Buy Gypsophila elegans 'Covent Garden' from Sarah Raven: This simple, single gypsophila which could not be more different to the twee, top-heavy double form. This makes a wonderful filler flower in the garden and vase.
Find ideas for spectacular colour in your garden with tips and inspiration from Sarah Raven.
Buy Salvia 'Amistad' from Sarah Raven: This salvia flowers May to November with silk-velvet petals. It is unfussy and easy to grow in a pot or border.
How to plant and grow hollyhocks, great hints and tips | Sarah Raven
Aquilegias are invaluable for flowering in May and early June when there is suprisingly little colour in the garden.
Buy Nicotiana for Shade Collection from Sarah Raven: A marvellous trio for planting in sun or dappled shade. Harvest cut flowers to maximise flowering.
Buy Perfect Pair - Helenium and Salvia from Sarah Raven: Grow Helenium and Salvia together for stunning purple and deep-orange floral borders.
Buy Daucus carota (Wild Carrot) from Sarah Raven: This delicate umbel flowers solidly all summer. More of us should grow this garden-worthy wild flower.
An exhaustive list of women landscape designers to watch and learn from.
Transform a pergola or wall with wonderful clematis, or be more adventurous and plant one of them through a tree.
Sarah tells us why Erigeron karvinskianus is one of her favourite all-round garden plants.