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Dividing Red Hot Pokers & Buddleia Cuttings

Another inexpensive way of adding to the plant collection for my raised beds is by propagation. My sister explained that there are several ways to propagate plants. So we decided to raid my mum’s garden (with permission). Dividing Red Hot Pokers This is a method we used on bigger primroses,…

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Perenial Plug Plants & Bare Root Hosta

So I’ve been shopping again! This time with JP Parker. In there Latest Offers I found a Cottage Garden Perennial pack 12 Plugs for £4.99 this contained: Tall Solidago Verbascum Mix Pvrethrum Mix Russel Lupin Mix Camp Gloriosa Superba Sidalcea Rosaly Then I also picked Ground Cover Perennials a pack…

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Discount Plants – End of Season Bargains

After spending the morning on my sisters roof garden potting up all the plugs which are now huge plants and some are flowering and having another rummage in mums garden for more things to take cuttings from I got a message from a friend. She knows I love the garden…

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Hardy Gerbera and Bonus Peoney

It’s raining and miserable, but it’s my day off I’m determined to do something. So I popped to Frosts garden centre in Woburn sands. Yes in the rain and yes I did not have my coat on! I was hoping they would have pick n mix plugs, I’d seen last…

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Bargain Plug Plants

In preparation for this years garden makeover, my fabulous sister has helped me start collecting plants to ensure that once the raised beds are built I don’t have to look at mud for months whilst I attempt to grow anything. We started online looking at all the bargain packs of…

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Planning Raised Beds

This year’s big project is to improve my garden, make my patio area more usable and the whole garden less scruffy looking. I have on old Victorian terrace so my garden is long and thin. At the moment the majority is grassed then there is a low brick wall that…