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**VOUCHERS** # CHRISTMAS.. 🎉😀#WHAT TO BUY?⛄📓🌹

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We have been lucky enough to receive some Plantify vouchers!! So here comes the dilemma! What to buy?
So I thought I would make it a “bit of fun” what would YOU buy?
You have £40.00 ….would it be lots of smaller plants, or just one large one (forget the p/p)
Enjoy yourselves……..it is only my money you’re spending!!

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A yellow Witch Hazel, a Cornus Contraversa ,( not sure if I spelt this right ) or a Sorbus Joseph Rock ! Thats just to mention a few ! lol
But its your choice ! Enjoy !

27 Dec, 2013

 

I would increase my Daylillies such as 'Black Adder', 'Custard candy' and 'Bucky Balls' I reckon this would buy about 6-8. The choosing is just as much fun - enjoy.

27 Dec, 2013

 

When ever I get a plant voucher, I use it to buy something that I wouldn't spend so much money on myself...like a larger plant, or a rarer beauty like a tree fern. So I would go for the 10litre pot of Malus John Downie. I look forward to hearing what you chose Angela!

27 Dec, 2013

 

I also have vouchers to spend and like Karen I use mine for the extra special spending sprees, not sure what I'm choosing yet so it'll be interesting to see what is suggested here. I love the freedom of spending and not feeling the slightest bit guilty....

27 Dec, 2013

 

I did have one voucher this year, but it was for Debenhams and they had absolutely nothing garden related that I liked, but I chose a lovely pair of Gold and amber coloured teardrop crystal earrings. I wouldn't normally buy myself jewellery, so I enjoyed browsing and choosing.

27 Dec, 2013

 

How many cacti could I buy for £40 ? :o))) Even if I bought some other plants, I would have to include some cacti !
I'm pleased you got some Plantify vouchers. How exciting. Let us know what you spent them on :o)

27 Dec, 2013

 

What a tease you are. I'm bad enough at spending my own money never mind yours :)
My choice would be some new Honeysuckle for my next project. Although which ones, I know not! Don't you dare keep us in suspenders wondering what you'll choose.

27 Dec, 2013

 

Must be going blind. Here's me thinking how the heck can Rose get so many plants for £4. and was about to ask her where she shops....lol then read Hywels comment and had to scroll up to check the amount I had to spend......lol
I'd be in plant heaven with no guilty feelings and so much to spend on anything I fancied. I would be tempted to buy loads of smaller plants and shrubs to fill my tubs and borders.

27 Dec, 2013

 

I'd go straight to the Crug Farm website and order something really exotic, strange and expensive!

27 Dec, 2013

 

Oh yes!! such a wonderful feeling, spending money, when it isn't yours, thought you would enjoy that little exercise!!
Andrew that is so tempting, we both love exotic and unusual plants.
HB my first idea, was to buy as many small plants as possible, unfortunately time is not on our side...
Scottish you can never have too many Honeysuckle, and as soon as we make the desicion you will be informed.
Hywel I thought you would go for Cacti, you could buy a lot with £40..
Karen the earrings sound lovely, we had several John Lewis tokens,which will go towards a TV, unless we can find something garden related!
Linc's you hit the nail on the head, spending and not feeling guilty.!
DRC I am with you on the daylilies, love them, they could well be on my list, but not on OHs he thinks we have too many!
Rose a splendid idea, beautiful and expensive, I have a fancy for the orange one.…
Thank you all for taking part, as soon as a decision has been reached I will let you all know, but I may be a little while...

27 Dec, 2013

 

I would buy a beautiful pot, maybe an ali baba shape in terracotta or something similar, if I had any change I would buy a climbing rose! Lol. Happy spending Dd.

27 Dec, 2013

 

I too have garden vouchers....Mine will be spent on Prunus Snow showers.Saw it on here and loved it.If I had any left it would be on evergreen climbers....hate my bare fences at this time of year.Ideas for these please!!!

28 Dec, 2013

 

My first thought was a beautiful Acer, but then I remembered the fabulous flowering Dogwoods (Cornus China Girl, C. Norman Haddon) that we saw at Batsford Arboretum back in the late Spring . . . really special. Have fun spending Dotty!

Gralew - do you know Clematis 'armandii' - evergreen fence-coverer with cream flowers?!

28 Dec, 2013

amy
Amy
 

I would buy a Cornus x Rutgan ' Stella Pink ' and for any loose change try looking at Mina Lobata -'Jungle Queen ' seeds they are climbers I saw some growing up poles last summer in a garden they are fabulous ,I have just this moment sent for seeds from ebay . Have fun choosing !

28 Dec, 2013

 

Amy - a hint with growing mina lobata. Don't sow them too early. If the weather is cool, they may still germinate and grow, but they will be slow to flower. Wait until it warms up - later sown plants soon catch up and come into flower quicker

28 Dec, 2013

 

Amy we grew Mina Lobata a few years ago, I think Cinders bought one from us when we opened the garden for the first time, Andrew is perfectly correct (of course) better sow later, we had ours from Jungle seeds, not put in an order yet, usually wait until after the new year....I am going to look at your choice, we do love Cornus......
Sheila another good choice, especially China Girl.....
Gralew, cannot beat a Prunus, agree with Sheila re the Clematis.....
GM I dont think Plantify sell pots, unfortunately, OH has some NGS tokens which he hopes to spend on a pot or an apple tree for a container!! personally I am not too sure about a containerised apple tree? now a climbing rose, well, I could always find room for another rose.......
It has taken our friends and family years to get used to us asking for tokens, although they do not like doing it (why? I know not) we love the freedom it gives us, after all that is what they were made for....

28 Dec, 2013

 

DD - it's just a matter of getting your friends and relatives trained (as mine now are!!)

28 Dec, 2013

amy
Amy
 

Thanks for your advice DD and Andrew i've taken note ! better late than to early :o)

28 Dec, 2013

 

Boringly practical but I once used some to buy a , well I think its really a plastic log basket on wheels , I put a big plastic bin in it , so many uses........

29 Dec, 2013

 

Andrew we try to make it easy for them, I wish our family would ask for them, it would save me hours of hard work lol

1 Jan, 2014

 

DD - you could always give them vouchers, then offer to take them off their hands if they don't want them?

1 Jan, 2014

 

Never thought of that one Andrew..........!!lol

2 Jan, 2014

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