Preparing for a plant sale

The National Garden Scheme is a fabulous family of knowledgeable gardeners and self-confessed plantaholics, many of whom offer the irresistible temptation to visitors of being able to buy the plants they have admired on their garden visit. From home-grown snowdrops to euphorbia and geraniums the choice on offer is huge.

In 2019, plant sales contributed over £193,000 to the charity’s income (with an additional £321,000 from teas and plant sales going direct to other local charities too). Sadly, with visits on hold, many plant sales will not happen but there’s no reason not to prepare. Robert and Pauline Little from Derbyshire share some tips on how they prepare for their plant sale:

 

About Robert and Pauline’s garden

A large garden full of interesting and unusual plants designed to have colour and interest throughout the year, 10 Chestnut Way  offers visitors plenty to see plus many benches to sit and soak up the atmosphere while enjoying their wonderful tea and cake and unusual sculptures. With overflowing borders and a surprise round every corner this is a garden for your late summer list and to stock up with plants – don’t forget to take your own bags! This gorgeous garden forms part of the Repton Village Gardens Group Find out more here
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