Great Value Gardening

Looking for a cost effective way to fill up your garden?  Great value gardening can be achieved by using mail order plug plants, but tip number one, don’t be a numpty like I was first time round and joyfully tip them out of their containers without first checking the codes to find out what each one will become, as trying to match tiny little leaves to a plant name when you know nothing about botany is the worst kind of pub quiz ever invented.

Perennials as plant plugs P1130155

These are the perennials that arrived this morning, so once I’ve double checked what size each plant should grow to it shouldn’t take long to stick them in the soil in the right place, water them and let Nature do the rest.

Freebie plug plants were what I planted to get my fabulous strawberry crop this year; there were more plants than I was expecting so I split them between pots & window boxes around the garden, with one forming a great centrepiece for the table. They are called “Toscana” and quickly grew large enough to have pretty little deep pink flowers. Each flower then developed into a strawberry (thank you bees for helping!) and then each plant threw out “babies” which I have now gently rested onto soil in new pots & held down with a stone until they develop roots. Once they are established I can cut their ties to the Mother plant and they are independent producers in their own right, ready for next year.  Great to give away as gifts and spread the love of home grown organic food!







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