Agree Carol Kleins clothes were eye boggling awful.
I quite liked dermots design until the trees moved!!!
we know it was the Queens birthday !!!!
yes i have had very poor plug geraniums still struggling to get them to grow
I live in South Wales and my geraniums are left in pots in a sheltered spot and re grow and flower.
I have lost a couple on occasions tough.
I find copper tape works well even after tainting
i left mine in a bucket for 10 days then planted them they are doing fine
i suppose the difference is the blanket will be completely covered with plants, whereas the plugs will leave gaps until they grow together.
Could you do a mixture of both?
Not keen on adding cardboard....shredded paper sometimes though but not newspapers.
from the rhs website
PropagationPropagate by softwood cuttings in early summer or hardwood cuttings in winter. Propagate by seed sown in the open ground or containers in the autumn
this is in stock
without the membrane you would still need to weed between the slate also