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Posted: 19/05/2012 at 19:23

Truely lovely photos


Posted: 19/05/2012 at 19:16

Hello, great news

You must be really pleased after the 3 year wait


Posted: 15/05/2012 at 21:14

Hello Tim,

I'm another person who has ordered this fantastic offer. These are perennials, so a brilliant price, so why shouldn't anyone take advantage of this? I do have to agree with others, there is always room for different/new plants. I always give away any surplus,I can't find it in me to destroy a healthy plant. This extends to about 100 + seedlings of snapdragons that I grew earlier this year. All found a new home.

As others have said there is no limited supply advertised so why shouldn't anyone get them, regardless of how "full" there garden is. There is always space for new arrivals.

I have to agree with Kate1123 and Green Magpie, in respect that gardeners are probably the least selfish & the most environmental friendly people that you could meet

Bargains due to bad weather

Posted: 13/05/2012 at 20:07

Hello, everyone

Went to my local DIY store today for some boring (but necessary stuff- sand & cement). Came back with much more interesting stuff - 20 white snapdragons (19 will survive), 3 cranesbill geraniums,(nothing wrong with them) 6 white geraniums  & a pot of mixed sweetpeas. Plants costs £4.50! Works out about 15p a plant.

The snapdragons looked very sorry for themselves, but already with a bit of care they are bouncing back.


Propagating a Yucca

Posted: 07/05/2012 at 20:52


I've not grown Yuccas but have just consulted "my bible" Dr Hessayon- house plant expert. He says simply remove & plant up offsets. I would choose largest & healthy ones.

I have followed his advice for years so dont think you can go far wrong.

Good luck with them


Posted: 07/05/2012 at 20:35


I love this plant I inherited it when I moved in & can say it grows like mad, covers everything & is very pretty.I would agree with others that it needs very little maintenance. I didn't know what it was last year so did nothing to it. It hasn't even started growing yet but covers my shed & trellis already. It's done exactly what I needed, a big screen. 

I will have to cut it back this year after flowering as it will take over the house!

Took this picture this evening.


Posted: 07/05/2012 at 20:19


Thanks again for the advice & information. I feel lucky to have inherited this one

This is the plant if you want a screen or to cover something.


Posted: 05/05/2012 at 20:59

Hello, It really does depend on where you live & what the forecasts are for your area.

I've planted a lot my perennials seedlings out already. I'm going to wait a couple of weeks to plant the rest out,just to make sure.Where I live it's been a very mild winter (only 3 frosts that I've seen) but it only takes one to wipe everything out.


Posted: 05/05/2012 at 20:34

Hello, I did have a quick go at accessing this offer on line, but like you  couldn't find any links. So did it the old fashioned way,  writing on  the form & sending my cheque through the post. You can also fill in details of your card number if you prefer.

I've done it this way with other offers and have had no problems. Just waiting for them to arrive

Talkback: Cats in the garden

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 19:09

I enjoyed your pictures Gary Hobson, especially the last one.

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