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Thrilled with Hayloft Plants . . .

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. . . and thrilled with myself, just a little bit! I was surprised when part of an order from Hayloft arrived this morning (scheduled for mid-April). But as I’d bought some capillary matting a day or two ago, I was able to go out to the greenhouse, cut pieces to size, pot up my new plants, and set them out ready to increase their roots!

Verbena Sissinghurst Pink (deep pink), Nemesia Karoo blue, Argyranthemum Pomponette Pink, and Osteospermum Lady Leitrim, white

Still waiting to be planted out, Campanulas, more Nemesia and others

Out in the garden, a sunny primrose by the bird bath


Viola Deltini


Hellebore heads in a bowl of water


A glorious sunny day – at last – so it’s a treat to be outside. Time for a cuppa on the bench now :)

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I have used Hayloft Plants for an order of Dianthus (Pinks) and was more than happy with their delivery. They had a stand at the Malvern Spring show last year ... I commented on their good packaging and mentioned GoY ... they were all very pleased to think their company had such a wide audience!

Sheila, I thought of you this morning as OH and I drove to a garden nursery at Birdham, it's on the way to The Witterings. We saw many fallen trees and broken fence panels ... thanks to the effects of storm Katie :o(

31 Mar, 2016

 

Oh dear Shirley - I guess the south coast was hardest hit. Hopefully we'll manage to drive down for a day in the near future, and explore the area before June . . .

31 Mar, 2016

 

That sounds like a good plan ... a 'reccie' day out! I forgot to say the Violas and Hellebore flowers are gorgeous.

31 Mar, 2016

 

I've never used Hayloft plants. But I will give them a browse and see if I can resist tempatation :o)

31 Mar, 2016

 

Seaburn - hope you like the Hayloft site: they have some quite unusual plants - good luck.

Thank you Shirley!

31 Mar, 2016

 

I have heard mixed reports regarding Hayloft, but I have been satisfied with my orders from them in the past. I think I did have one disappointment, but they sorted it out without issues immediately. I have ordered baby Hellebores from them this spring...expected later. Thats the only downside...sometimes you have to pay months in advance of getting your plants from them. But thats probably how they work their stock control. Sometimes they are expensive and sometimes you get bargains.

31 Mar, 2016

 

A good service and some lovely plants for you,Sheila.,and an ideal day yesterday,to be potting on,and outside in the sunshine...just what we all needed..your Viola's are lovely,,,mine were rubbish this year,and they were bought from a good local Garden Centre..they went in the Compost bin ! Today is cold and windy,so no gardening today :o(.

1 Apr, 2016

 

I, too, have used Hayloft plants which have arrived happy and healthy in good packaging. They have a page on FB for anyone who is interested and if you look up their own website it tells you that the nursery is run by women who love plants. I think it shows but I did have to unsubscribe to the newsletters which came far too often for my liking. That apart though I would buy from them again.

Your blooms look lovely Sheilabub.

1 Apr, 2016

 

Your new plants look nice and healthy.
I love Primroses too. I think they are one of my fav flowers :)
I hope you enjoyed your cuppa. It's so refreshing to have one outside in the sunshine...

1 Apr, 2016

 

Thanks Sandra - that's a shame about your Violas - usually such long-flowering plants.

Thank you Arbuthnot - I know just what you mean, but I hadn't noticed how often Hayloft send emails as I quickly delete them. Maybe they should realise that it's annoying, but then maybe they get more sales that way?

Thank you Hywel - yes, a cuppa in the sunshine makes my day!

1 Apr, 2016

 

I have never used them but will checkout their page, your plants look strong healthy ones and a good selection , I use that cappilary matting as well Sheila it works a treat when having to be careful with the watering at this time of the year doesn't it.
The primroses are doing very well this year and I absolutely love violas.....

2 Apr, 2016

 

Thanks Lincs - yes, the matting makes life easier for our neighbours to look after our greenhouse on days when we're away . . . great invention!

2 Apr, 2016

 

Liked to see your Helebores in a saucer. I always think it's a pity that their heads hang down & you have to turn them up to see them properly.

4 Apr, 2016

 

Thanks Feverfew, yes, this is the best way to enjoy them, and they've lasted for over a week.

4 Apr, 2016

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