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Digindeep

Hanging Baskets And Tubs..

A couple of years back I filled the two large tubs by the front door with large white flowering lilies, the hanging baskets above with begonias.
Now ... whilst it made entry through the front door slightly difficult...
The Aroma....Wow! was second to none....

Guess?      what I'm planting again this year.....



Guests can always use the 'tradesmans entrance'.....  
MrsWW

Sounds lovely.

My Mum looks after our pots/baskets as I'm only interested in the edible side of the garden.

Last September she planted them all up with winter flowering pansies which despite the weather that's been thrown at them are still all flowering and now the bulbs she planted underneath the pansies are starting to show through.  Should be a riot of colour and scents over the next few weeks.
Digindeep

Now my winter pansies took a real battering...sorta coming around a bit now....
as for bulbs...loads of greenery...but nothing else as yet...but time will tell  hopefully....
Digindeep

Sunday morning last went out and purchased all the main plants for the tubs and baskets...a goodly few of them.
Mainly purchased alpine plants and herbs, sage , rosemary, thyme ect...plus a good aray of phlox..and a few other hardy alpines...

( for that goodly touchy smelly type feeling,walk past smell the aroma, brush past....well.....got the smell for the day)

Add to this did a few last year, alpines that is...  still got them...now thats a real bonus after this last winter...

Plus the begonias and lillies for the tubs and baskets to be hung by the front door.

Baskets are now in the safe keeping of the potting shed i built last year.
Tubs well ! they just gotta take them there chances...  maybe a little bubble wrap , listening to forcast with a very keen ear...

oH! purchased most from ....eeer! dare I say MORRI****....BOG OF specials.....
checked out many other suppliers, condition of plants ect....hey! I'm  more than chuffed.....

Happy planting one and all , have a Great season.....
Digindeep

Thinking of Verbeana (sp)....as a trailing plant....to finish off the baskets and tubs...Any other thoughts...welcome...

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