Don't you just love a garden bargain!
Mr TG and I took a trip up to a local DIY store today because there was 20% discount going on all the gardening stuff, top that with my daughters 20% staff discount and we stood a chance of picking up some bargains.
So what was in my garden bargain bag? Well firstly this Fatsia that was selling at £10 the other day (a price I refused to pay) and I figured the 40% discount would be something I would pay, so imagine my suprise when we found the same Fatsia's outside on the reduced isle already price slashed to £4.00. With the 40% discount I got this Fatsia for £2.40.
Next I have 3 Verbena Bonariensis - £1.75 each before discounts. I've never grown this plant before so it's going to be interesting to see how they cope with these conditions.
Next we got Asiatic Lily 'Vesuvius' in a pot, £3 before discount.
This Variegated Ivy is a bargain in more ways than just the discount on the £2 price tag - this one pot has at least 6 plants in it!
This final plant was Mr TG's choice and I have to say I'm more than a little shocked - it's very .....erm......fru fru!
Don't get me wrong there was a time when I would be drawn to the blowsy plants but even then this Ranunculus would not really be my cup of tea. Lord only knows where I'll be putting them! Still, I guess they were a bargain at £3 each before discounts. I guess!
I honestly don't know what my hesitation with the Ranunculus is, I like the shape of the flowers (especially the Yellow one) but it may be the colours putting me off, they're very bright but bland if that makes sense?
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