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by John - May 19th, 2016.
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Over a hundred prices reduced today at GreenFingers

Onion Set - Stuttgarter Giant  50 Bulbs

Onion Set – Stuttgarter Giant 50 Bulbs was £1.49 now £0.99
A firm favourite Stuttgarter Giant are characteristically flat shaped yellow skinned onions with a good yield and storing qualities. Plant the onion sets from mid-March to mid-April 15cm (6

Kingfisher Garden Netting 3m x 2m

Kingfisher Garden Netting 3m x 2m was £1.49 now £1.29
Protect your fruit and vegetables from predators with this Kingfisher Garden Netting which will help to ensure your hard work and toil are not in vain.This general purpose netting will help protect your fruit from birds as well as ponds from birds and is made from tough tangle free UV stabilised mesh. It is made up of flexible diamond mesh which will allow you to stretch this netting so it will fit any number of uses.Polyethylene garden netting. Keeps leaves and birds out of ponds. Protects soft fruits from birds. UV stabilised. 15mm diamond mesh. This is a good sized netting which can be used over fruit trees garden beds or even used to make fruit cages. Protect your garden so you get the benefit of your hard work.Dimensions: L3 x W2m

Taste of Italy Seeds - Basilico Classico

Taste of Italy Seeds – Basilico Classico was £2.99 now £1.49
Essential for authentic Italian cuisine this sweet Basil Classico is one of the most popular varieties with a strong scent and distinctive fresh flavour. Try growing Basil on the kitchen windowsill or in convenient containers outside the back door. Flowering period: July AugustSowing months: Feb-AprPosition: Full sunHeight: 45cmSpread: 30cmSow basil seed from February to June or sow throughout the year for indoor cultivation out of season. Sow seed on the surface of free draining seed compost and cover with a light sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator at a temperature of 15-25C or seal the container inside a polythene bag until after germination which takes 14-21 days. Keep the compost slightly dry at all times watering very lightly as seedlings emerge. When they are large enough to handle transplant seedlings into 7.5cm pots and grow basil plants on in cooler conditions. When all risk of frost has passed harden basil plants off before planting out in a sheltered sunny position in well drained fertile sandy soil; or potting into patio containers window boxes or windowsill pots indoors. Water moderately taking care to avoid splashing the leaves. Harvest basil leaves regularly when required to promote fresh new growth and pinch out any flowers that appear to prolong the harvest period. Culinary note: Basil can be dried or frozen for using later on or added to oils and vinegars for extra flavour. Quantity: 1 packet of 4000 seeds

Herb Seeds - Parsley Plain Leaves

Herb Seeds – Parsley Plain Leaves was £2.69 now £1.49
This great variety Parsley French Plain Leaves is absolutely unsurpassed for flavour is ideal in borders and large containers and works well as a companion plant for tomatoes and roses encouraging good growth.Grow in ordinary soil in sun or part shade but for best results this plant prefers a rich moist soil. Soak seeds overnight before sowing and sow outdoors from spring to mid summer 1cm deep in drills 30cm apart.Thin out to 23cm apart. To harvest pick over all the plants regularly to encourage fresh growth.Quantity: 1000 seeds

Herb Seeds - Garlic Chives

Herb Seeds – Garlic Chives was £2.29 now £1.49
Garlic chives or Chinese chives differ from ordinary chives in having flat leaves and a delicate mild garlic flavour. They can be used in salads and stews as well as fish egg or meat dishes. The blossom buds are a Chinese delicacy and can be eaten raw or stir fried.This hardy perennial is easy to grow and ideal for pots or borders. Sow these seeds in spring in a good seed compost just covering the seed with compost. Germination usually takes 14-21 days at 19-21C. Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle planting 4 seedlings in each 7.5cm pot.When well rooted move to a cold frame and plant out 20cm apart. Plant each potful so the soil level in the pot is about 5cm below the ground. For best results plant in a sunny spot in rich fertile well drained soil.The following spring draw up the soil around the plants and a first cut can be made 3-4 weeks later.Quantity: 100 seeds

Herb Seeds - Dill

Herb Seeds – Dill was £2.29 now £1.49
An attractive borders plant with aromatic ferny foliage. It has a flavour all of its own in both leaves and seeds and is excellent in sauces salads soups etc. The leaves are a good substitute for parsley tarragon and mint in sauces.For a regular supply of fresh leaves sow the seeds from spring to summer at monthly intervals at a depth of 1cm and in rows 30cm apart in ordinary garden soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.This hardy annual prefers full sun and ordinary garden soil and the leaves are ready to be picked 6-8 weeks after sowing. For a crop of seeds sow in spring to give the plants time to develop.Quantity 750 seeds

Herb Seeds - Coriander

Herb Seeds – Coriander was £2.29 now £1.49
A dual purpose annual herb grown for its seeds or fresh young leaves. The seeds are delicious in cakes and when crushed add an orangey flavour to meat dishes. The young leaves are often called ‘Cilantro’ and are great finely chopped to give dishes a Latin touch. A decorative herb for the border thanks to its finely cut foliage.Sow March to August at 4 week intervals 1cm deep in rows 30cm apart in ordinary garden soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Thin out the seedlings to 13cm apart.These herbs prefer full sun and ordinary garden soil. Harvest the young green leaves sparingly once the seedlings are 15cm tall and for seed pull off the seed heads when they become brown but don’t leave them too long on the plant or they will disperse themselves. An excellent herb for slightly shaded areas.Grows to a height of 90cm.Quantity 150 seeds

Herb Seeds - Basil Sweet Green

Herb Seeds – Basil Sweet Green was £2.29 now £1.49
Tasting like a mixture of mint and cloves this Basil compliments courgettes and is legendary in tomato and pasta dishes.Use fresh or dried in salads casseroles and vinegars. This versatile herb can be used as an insect repellent and companion plant for tomatoes reputed to improve the growth and flavour of tomatoes and keep most insects and bugs off most of your vegetables. Sow these seeds from late winter to spring 1.5mm deep in good seed compost. Germination usually takes 14-21 days at 21-24C.Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm pots. Later harden off and plant out 38cm apart into ordinary well drained soil in full sun when all risk of frost is past.Quantity 400 seeds

Herb Seeds - Rocket

Herb Seeds – Rocket was £2.29 now £1.49
This very useful salad plant is popular with todays chefs and is widely used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute.Late summer sowings will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches. Sow these seeds from April to July in any good fertile well drained soil. Sow thinly 6mm deep in drills spaced 45-60cm apart. When the seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to 23-30cm apart.Pick the young leaves as required over the whole row rather than just one or two plants as this would weaken them. As the flower buds appear pinch them out to prolong cropping.Quantity: 500 seeds

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