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19/03/2012 at 12:31


I would like advice on finding a climbing plant that is easy to look after and grows very fast.  I would like to cover my front garden fence asap.  The fence is south facing and receives plenty of sunshine. My soil is poor.

Any advice would be most apprechiated.


    19/03/2012 at 14:23

Hello ipec,

I love morning glory. You can start sowing it now under glass. It's cheap as you grow it from seeds. In the summer it will cover a few feet if you put some strings up for it to climb. Sow plenty of seeds then plant a few plants along the base of your fence, giving each one a string to climb. Do make sure you water your plants frequently, and they will give you a great display. Unfortunately they will die off in the winter, but by then you could have started to establish a perennial, like a clematis.

I hope your fence is looking great in a few months,

Emma team

20/03/2012 at 13:36

Thanks for advice.

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