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28/03/2013 at 21:04
28/03/2013 at 21:18

I was in there just this afternoon and took a look at their gardening stuff. Very poor quality and I guess most of it wouldn't last a full season.

However, I suppose if you don't have much spare cash, there may be some items that may be useful.

Me old dad used say 'buy cheap, buy twice'.

28/03/2013 at 21:22
Thanks nut for that .
28/03/2013 at 21:22

Picked up trays of 10 mixed violas and lobelias £1.29 a tray. Healthy looking plants

28/03/2013 at 21:27

So tempted to cheat and buy some aubergine and pepper plants. The one's I've sown are so slow and every so tiny. 

28/03/2013 at 21:27

o dear david k wat happened to green ffingers???

28/03/2013 at 21:30

Hi Zoomer, I don't class it at cheating just adding to your stock. I do grow  violas & lobelia from seed but at that price........... I just have more

28/03/2013 at 21:35
Zoomer go for it .
28/03/2013 at 21:44
I bought some cutting and seed compost from aldi and it is lovely dark smooth stuff and was so do much cheaper than the John innes stuff a d to be honest I can't tell the difference. Just because I didn't want catching out I mixed it with the John innes and added vermiculite and its poised ready to go!!
29/03/2013 at 01:11

Can feel a spending free coming on...  

29/03/2013 at 11:25

look out for their fruit tree offerings £3.95 each for pear,apple ,plum and cherry all very good well grafted stock forget about the posh names just look at the quality and the prices nobody forces you to buy.

29/03/2013 at 11:40
At least you would have spares zoomer
29/03/2013 at 21:32
The capillary matting is blooming good! And not bad price wise!!
29/03/2013 at 22:44

Bought the capillary matting last year on a roll, it's great you can cut it to fit any sized tray.  

29/03/2013 at 22:49
mine wasn't on a roll just a sheet. But still good stuff. I hope I can keep it to next season but maybe that's the super scrimper wishful thinker in me!
29/03/2013 at 22:52

I agree with Red Dahlia, the Garden line seed/cutting compost is lovely. Got 20 trailing lobelia plants for £2 - great plants that should be flowering by the end of the month (sunshine permitting!)

29/03/2013 at 23:08
I got pots, gravel tray and windowsill propogator from there too!!
30/03/2013 at 11:08

I got some good stuff but, after reading this, I'm going back!

30/03/2013 at 11:13

My local Aldi has some 6-8ft/2m ornamental trees - Hawthorn, Japanese Cherry, Field Maple etc for £4.99. Veryy good looking trees with good structure. Good if you want to screen something or one!

30/03/2013 at 11:33

I bought 10 mimulus and 10 viola's for 99p each tray of 10 and they are really healthy plants. it was early Thurs and some were not as good. Imagine anyone going  day or two later they would have been rubbish. I am pleased with what i get at Aldies. B&Q Verve seed and cutting compost 2 for £10 I am very pleased with too.

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