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Garden goodies from Aldi on Monday
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'.
Picked up trays of 10 mixed violas and lobelias £1.29 a tray. Healthy looking plants
So tempted to cheat and buy some aubergine and pepper plants. The one's I've sown are so slow and every so tiny.
o dear david k wat happened to green ffingers???
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
Can feel a spending free coming on...
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.
Bought the capillary matting last year on a roll, it's great you can cut it to fit any sized tray.
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!)
I got some good stuff but, after reading this, I'm going back!
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!
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.