Gardening: Cuttings: Trusty seeds

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THE Museum of Garden History is selling a selection of flower seeds grown at the time of the Tradescants, gardeners to the king in the 17th century, including Hieracium maculatum (spotted mouse- ear), Calendula officinalis (pot marigold), Digitalis lutea (yellow foxglove), Lychnis coronaria (rose campion), and Oenothera biennis (evening primrose). For pounds 4.50 (inc p&p) you get five packets of seed with Tradescant Trust labels and instructions. Contact the museum at: Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7LB (071-261 1891).