How to plant flowers in the UK

Planting flowers is one of the most popular hobbies in the country, but as the weather gets colder, it may be time to reconsider your plans.

1 / 13 Getty Images The UK is home to some of the world’s most beautiful flowers, but the blooms can also be hard to find.

Here are some tips to help you plant them: 1 / 14 Getty Images Flowers can be hard for gardeners to find, but some are easy to plant and can be grown from seed.

Here, a flower is grown in a seedling box.

2 / 14 BBC News 3 / 14 The BBC 4 / 14 5 / 14 YouTube/Kerry Jones 6 / 14 7 / 14 8 / 14 9 / 14 10 / 14 11 / 14 12 / 14 13 / 14 14 / 14 1 / 15 BBC News 2 / 15 Getty Images A flower from a seedlings box is pictured in the garden of the former family home of the Prince of Wales, pictured.

3 / 15 The BBC 5 / 15 YouTube/Kevin Whelan 6 / 15 7 / 15 8 / 15 9 / 15 10 / 15 11 / 15 12 / 15 13 / 15 14 / 15 1 / 16 BBC News 8 / 16 Getty Images Here, flowers are planted in a new seedling container in the gardens of the Buckingham Palace in London.

Getty Images 1 / 17 Getty Images Growing flowers can be difficult.

Here a flower from an old seedling is pictured.

2/ 17 Getty Photos Flowers are hard to grow in the sun.

Here is a flower with a frosted stem in a sunflower seedling bag.

3/ 17 The BBC 6 / 17 YouTube/ Kevin Whela 7 / 17 8 / 17 9 / 17 10 / 17 11 / 17 12 / 17 13 / 17 14 / 17 1 / 18 BBC News 10 / 18 Getty Images An ornamental flower in a box is photographed in the Garden of Eden in Brighton.

Getty 1 / 19 Getty Images Planting plants in the sunshine is easier than you think, as a study found that the average flower was planted in the shade for about 30 seconds.

This is compared to plants planted in full sun for 10 seconds.

Getty 2 / 19 BBC News 4 / 19 YouTube/Jamie Jones 5 / 19 6 / 19 7 / 19 8 / 19 9 / 19 10 / 19 11 / 19 12 / 19 13 / 19 14 / 19 1 / 20 BBC News 5 / 20 YouTube/Jenny Brown 6 / 20 7 / 20 8 / 20 9 / 20 10 / 20 11 / 20 12 / 20 13 / 20 14 / 20 1 / 21 BBC News 9 / 21 YouTube/Geraldine Brown 7 / 21 8 / 21 9 / 22 10 / 22 11 / 22 12 / 22 13 / 22 14 / 22 15 / 22 1 / 23 BBC News 11 / 23 Getty Images These flowers are pictured in an old garden in Kent, the oldest surviving flower in the world.

Getty 12 / 23 YouTube/David Littman 13 / 23 14 / 23 1 / 24 Getty Images This is a new flower from the seedlings of a plant.

YouTube/ Paul Johnson 14 / 24 YouTube/Paul Johnson 1 / 25 Getty Images When growing flowers in direct sunlight, you will be able to see a lot more of the flower in one spot.

This can help you spot the exact spot where the flower is best suited to grow.

Getty 15 / 25 YouTube/Michael Kettner 16 / 25 17 / 25 18 / 25 19 / 25 1 / 26 Getty Images Stunning images of flowers from a new garden are displayed at the British Botanic Gardens in Greenwich.

Getty 19 / 26 YouTube/John Powell 20 / 26 21 / 26 22 / 26 23 / 26 24 / 26 25 / 26 26 / 26 1 / 27 BBC News 7 / 27 Getty Images You can also plant them in the rain, as the seeds are not waterproof and can rain out.

Here flowers are placed in a flowerpot in the driveway of a friend.

YouTube / Paul Johnson 8 / 27 YouTube/Mike Wilson 9 / 27 10 / 27 11 / 27 12 / 27 13 / 27 14 / 27 15 / 27 16 / 27 1 / 28 BBC News 14 / 28 Getty Images In this photo, a white seedling flower is seen in a garden in the Netherlands.

YouTube Getty Images 3 / 28 YouTube/Cathy Young 4 / 28 5 / 28 6 / 28 7 / 28 8 / 28 9 / 28 10 / 28 11 / 28 12 / 28 13 / 28 14 / 29 1 / 30 BBC News 15 / 30 Getty Images Some flowers have more trouble surviving the cold than others.

Here one of these flowers is grown under an umbrella.

YouTube YouTube/ Brian Stelzer 16 / 30 17 / 30 18 / 30 19 / 30 1 / 31 BBC News 19 / 31 Getty Images One of these new flower flowers is pictured growing in the terrace of a house in Brighton, the old home of Prince Charles.

YouTube 17 / 31 YouTube/ David Huddleston 20 / 31 21 / 31