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: