Update on plug plant experiment

I’ve just been for an early morning stroll in the garden with bare cold feet.  Peering into my flowerbeds, its time to report on the success or not of those plug plants that I wrote about last month.  I am totally in love with Tellima grandiflora, seen elsewhere as ground cover for shade, so snatched…

In praise of cardboard

Our vegetable patch is 2 winter’s old.  We went for the 1.2  metre wide beds (a la Joy Larcomb)  but lack of funds meant that the basketweave paths were put on the backburner.    And so we cut out 5 or 6 beds with paths dividing them and instead of the brick ,  grass paths….

Plug plants

Plug plants are just that – of a size to scramble to fill the bath plughole.  Lots of nurseries offer them for sale – flip through the weekend gardening pages and you will find them.  Yesterdays shout is for 42 Petunia Easy wave for £7.99. But I am thinking of perennial – ie permanent plants…