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Price reductions at GreenFingers

by John - May 20th, 2010.
Filed under: GreenFingers, Price Reductions.

GreenFingers has cut the price of these items

Rhubarb Timperley Early
Rhubarb Timperley Early was £1.99 now £0.99
Delivered as a crown the upper part of the roots of a perennial Rhubarb Timperley Early is easy to grow while the huge leaves and bright red leaf stalks make this a spectacular addition to the herbaceous border or even large containers on the patio. It is one of the best cultivars for early outdoors cropping with thick tasty stems and good flavour.Planting in Autumn or Spring this Rhubarb likes a rich soil which includes plenty of compost or manure if it is available.When planting plant so that the crown is just level with the surface of the soil. Plant firmly about 90cm apart treading the soil around the roots. Water in freely if the soil is dry and continue to do so until growth starts.It is advisable not to take stems the first growing season to allow the plant to become established. When harvesting twist stems away from the crown as they attain sufficient size but never take too many from one plant as this will weaken it. To maintain a healthy plant cease harvesting at the end of July. 1 Crown.

Dahlia Bridgeview Aloha - 1 Bulb
Dahlia Bridgeview Aloha – 1 Bulb was £1.99 now £0.99
This stunning plant won an RHS Award of Golden Merit 1996 and is a striking yellow with red tips. This would certainly make an eye-catching addition to your garden and would look great in borders or beds. When planting Dahlia like any well cultivated garden soil with a good supply of organic material. Plant in a sunny site away from strong winds if possible.1 bulb.Planting depth: 15cmFlowering height: 120cmFlowering time: All summer
Dahlia- Karma Choc  - 1 Bulb
Dahlia- Karma Choc – 1 Bulb was £1.99 now £0.99
The striking Dahlia Karma Choc is a sumptuous deep red colour with velvety undertones. Sure to get notice amongst your flowerbeds and borders this unusual bloom is sure to be the envy of your friends and neighbours. Plant: March onwards Growing: Plant in sunny position away from strong winds. Plant from March onwards. 15cm deep 60cm apart Height: 90cm (35
Asparagus Pacific Purple
Asparagus Pacific Purple was £1.49 now £0.99
Asparagus Pacific Purple is sweet and tender with the thick purple spears produced in May and early June. This is a high yielding variety that is super sweet when cooked. Asparagus spears are delicious lightly steamed and served with melted butter or alternatively they are suitable for freezing.Asparagus are ideal for growing in a sheltered sunny area of the vegetable garden in well prepared ground to which lots of manure or compost has been added the previous autumn. Keep the area weed free and water plants during dry weather. In autumn cut down the ferny stems once they have turned yellow and before the spears appear in spring make a ridge of soil over each row and apply a dressing of fertiliser.Position: full sun Soil: moderately-fertile well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Hardiness: fully hardy2 Crowns per pack
French Garlic Cristo Bulbs (3 Pack)
French Garlic Cristo Bulbs (3 Pack) was £2.49 now £1.24
Take pleasure in flavouring or adding this garlic to your food knowing it comes straight from your own garden!Plant in Autumn or Spring at a depth of 3cm and 10cm apart.Garlic prefers well-drained fertile soil in a sunny position. If the garlic is in bulbs break into cloves and plant individually.When the leaves start to die down lift the bulbs and leave them on the surface of the soil to ripen.To store to do in a light airy position that is dry and free from frost. 3 Pack
Autumn Shallot Set - Jermor (Pack of 10)
Autumn Shallot Set – Jermor (Pack of 10) was £2.99 now £1.49
Grow and enjoy eating your home-grown shallots.Over winter planting for early harvest these are excellent for cooking for pickling. Side growth can be used in delicious spring salads. Shallots require deep cultivation and well-drained soil.Plant in autumn 1cm deep 5cm apart.They will benefit from an application of fertilizer into the soil prior to planting. Plant as instructed. Check every few days until growth commences
Zantedeshia - Black Star - 1 Bulb
Zantedeshia – Black Star – 1 Bulb was £3.99 now £1.99
As the name suggests Zantedeshia Black Star is deep plum almost black in colour with dark stems. Visually elegant Black Star looks dramatic in pots or containers and effective in beds or borders too. Plant: March onwards Growing: Plant 15cm deep; these prefer moist rich soil or rich potting compost sun or partial shade. Will need protection from frost or lift and store in compost or vermiculite Height: 50cm (19
Dahlia Bulb Outdoor Patio Growing Kit
Dahlia Bulb Outdoor Patio Growing Kit was £6.99 now £3.49
Grow a bold and beautiful Dahlia with this growing kit which comes complete with enamel bucket compost Dahlia tuber and growing instructions. Choose from the Rembrandt (bright pink) or the Monet (pale lilac) growing kit. 18cm diameter 20cm high.
Red Hot Gift Bag - 25 Bulbs
Red Hot Gift Bag – 25 Bulbs was £6.99 now £3.49
This colour themed Red Hot gift bag has been hand picked to provide you with a vibrant red display for your garden. It contains 25 bulbs a fully illustrated picture card and complete growing instructions -it would make the perfect gift or treat for yourself!Bulbs included:Dahlia Garden Wonder x 1. Flowering height: 65cm flowers all summer.Gladioli Traderhorn x 12. Flowering height: 100cm flowers mid summer.Crocosmia Lucifer x 11. Flowering height: 100cm flowers all summer long.Canna Red King Humbert x 1. Flowering height: 80cm flowers all summer long.Bag Dimensions 24 x 26cm