Buying: garden centre plants

Choosing and buying plants from a nursery or garden centre can be a pleasurable experience and, with a few guidelines, you can ensure you get the best quality plants that will grow and flower well in your garden.

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Buying: garden centre plants

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Suitable for Annual bedding plants, alpines, herbs, herbaceous plants and houseplants
Timing All year round
Difficulty Easy

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