How to perk up your borders with tender plants

Find out how to brighten up your borders with a mix of tender plants such salvia and tithonia, in this video clip with Monty Don.

Though tender, many plants like salvias, cannas, tithonias, cosmos and zinnias are easy to propagate. In this video clip, Monty Don plants out these plants in his borders, to fill in gaps and add plenty of colour later on. 

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