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SPECIAL OFFER Sarcococca confusa

Posted: 22/01/2014 at 22:36

 

* Red Dahlia * wrote (see)

Verdun you are truly evil what have you done I have just purchased 36 pounds worth of plants!!!!!!!! Maybe I should not admit to doing this when asked!!!! The plant fairy ordered them!!!

agastache red flame

dicentra spectBilis

echium. Russicum

sarcoccoca

euphorbia ascot

veronica Royal

 

 

anyone got and hints and tips on how to care for these plants. Ie when to prune, how to stop them going leggy etc

......the good guys

Posted: 22/01/2014 at 19:20

   It is not often I am lost for words but I truly am. I ordered from paddock plants on the recommendation if verdun. The customer service was truly amazing having recieved a a call 10 mins after I emailed a query in. 

 

My my plants arrived today, extremely well packaged and large Roots. The perennials all but one you can see is Alive.

 

my Christmas box is nearly 2 foot tall and smells amazing!! A really good company!!!!! Thanks verdun, also plants I hadn't heard of before so double bonus!

Portugal - plants to survive

Posted: 22/01/2014 at 12:20

Now here is a conundrum for everyone. My boss had asked me to post as she is desperate to put more flowers etc in her villa garden. She has a leaky hose system in place but the plants need to tolerate heat and drought conditions with a leaky hose.

 

she wondered about zinnia or dahlia! She visits every 9 weeks but over the hottest period she would be away for 3 months, but has got neighbours that would lightly water. 

 

at the moment she has fruit trees galore, but wants to expand into her beds and terrAcotta pots!  

 

So suggest away !!!

Gardeners world live

Posted: 21/01/2014 at 13:58

I'm getting excited thinkjng about it. I never thought about the parking etc. I have to admit I find it frustrating when your feet hurt and your tired. I will look at the cost of VIP, but suppose it depends if the extra could buy me something special for my garden! 

Gardeners world live

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 22:54

That's my worry! I won't be able to stop myself!!! 

SPECIAL OFFER Sarcococca confusa

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 22:22

The voice of reason against an impulsive baby!!!! Been asking a researching for quite a while and then I thought sod it let's buy, but I could easily get the taste!!!! Promise no buying anymore!!! Soon be time to start potting up my cuttings or sowing my seeds!!!! Now thats exciting!!!!

Gardeners world live

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 22:12

May just have to insist I drive then I'm ok!! Seems I will give Sunday a go. I don't want to give myself a budget as I will spend it. I only have a small garden but I really want to go!!!

SPECIAL OFFER Sarcococca confusa

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 21:46

I hope the plants are lovely!! I'm so excited, my first internet order apart from bulbs!!!

 

which of those fishing rod plants is the best then, will they grow against hedge or do they need lots of sun. How much room do they need??

Gardeners world live

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 21:41

We are about an hour and a half away, just I'm not a great traveller to then jostle with people. Besides I did think about eking out my birthday treat... Naughty I know!!!

SPECIAL OFFER Sarcococca confusa

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 21:39

I may wait and see what comes with the 6 I ordered, it's on my wish list now! Problem is the more I view sites the more I want.

 

i emailed paddock plants and 5 minutes later had a call from them. BoY what a lovely man, can't change my order to pop another plant in but wanted to let me know ASAP. Lovely customer service!!

 

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