Thursday, 16 May 2019

Tight Wad Gardening. New Additions To The Plant Nursery.

We purchased seven perennials at the rare plant show at Glin castle on Sunday.  I bought one individually and six for twenty five Euros.  Instead of paying 6 Euros each.  Which converts this morning to five Pounds and twenty four Pence.   Flipping heck!

I took them into 'Portugal' my poly-tunnel 
 and the operation commenced.  Remember the gardeners mathematical equation? The only way to multiply is to divide!  





I ended up with thirty seven new potted plants for my nursery.  Yes they will take a bit to grow back to the same size before division but Oak trees once were acorns.  
















8 comments:

  1. So in the end you will have made quite a bit in money terms. Yes?

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  2. I don't know about making much money Valerie. But if they survive I will have some good nursery stock. I will also plant some of them in the borders here.

    Thanks.

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  3. you are smart, yes, to multiply by dividing...
    Hope, all of your plants are growing well..

    # I follow you, I'll greatly appreciate if you follow me too

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  4. Hi Tanza. Yes I love perennials and cottage gardens in particular. Thank you for your comment and for following my blog.

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  5. I divided holly hocks I bought the other day but only managed in to 2's

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  6. Good on you Sol. Divide them again in September. The new plants are all potted up in pots and resting under a Fuchsia hedge. I have missed your posts. Thanks.

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  7. This time next year, you could be overrun!

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  8. We're overrun now Joanne. Over half the veg plot is full of potted perennials. Thanks.

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