Bargain basement plants



  • B3B3 Posts: 10,903
    It's very brown. What would you do with it? I cant think of much that would go with it.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 27,054
    I think yellows and oranges would look good with it - especially late summer/early autumn. Daisy type plants - heleniums etc, and things like crocosmias. Whites too - like echinaceas. 

    The only thing i'd say is - I seem to remember that site being shown to be a bit poor, but don't quote me on that. If I could find that thread about the Good Guys - it may have been on that...
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

  • About to say the same as Fairy - could be a goodie at £5 but I'd like to see it in the flesh before handing over my money.  
  • WillDBWillDB Posts: 1,965
    edited October 2019
    I'm sorry... You would have to pay me to have that Photinia in my garden! 'Crunchy' indeed, it looks diseased!
  • WillDBWillDB Posts: 1,965
    It's also not really a bargain. That site looks overpriced across the board.
  • Well, that's sorted that out then :D

    There are some online retailers who do supply what they promise but away from them,it's always a gamble.

    IME, "Bargains" are best picked up where you can actually see them and assess the possibilities. 
  • HexagonHexagon Posts: 963
    Deffo not a bargain but I'm sure someone must've understood what I was trying to do ;)
    Any company or product that is labelled with "bargain" "deluxe" or "luxury" is clearly not any of those things!
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 57,637
    @Hexagon 😊 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 27,054
    edited October 2019
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

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