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Hi i wondering what i can plant along a stretch of very poor soil/ rockery type....i jst would love some bloom for this summer with not much work as time is a problem

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  • K67K67 Leicestershire Posts: 2,507
    Annuals seem to so better in poor soil, still time to sow seed.
  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 4,460
    Nasturtiums perhaps?
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    You could try a wild flower or annual seed mix as @K67 mentions and just see what comes up.  Many wild flowers prefer low-fertility soils as long as they get a decent amount of sun and water.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,531
    Cosmos
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Ok...thank you for all these replies...would ove a wild flower look...might try a wee mix of these
  • K67K67 Leicestershire Posts: 2,507
    As Loxley suggested nasturtiums they will climb up the conifers and it's lovely to see a bright flower poking through the dense green. 
  • Mary370Mary370 Limerick, Ireland Posts: 2,003
    edited March 2021
    Re nasturtiums, plant once, have forever, great self seeders.
  • SophieKSophieK Wimbledon, LondonPosts: 242
    I second the meadow flowers
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