I’ve checked out the most popular tips for saving money on planting a garden border. Then I worked out how much each tip actually saves me – and what the pros and cons of each tip are. Not every tip works for everyone! And while your plants may be cheaper (or more expensive), and your currency different from mine, the percentages savings can tell you a lot about how to save money when you create your own new garden border.
00:22 How to re-vamp your border video: https://youtu.be/BuWs8wqetYs
00:55 How much does it cost to plant a border?
01:10 Make a list before shopping
01:50 For a free download of the Middlesized Garden Beautiful Borders Checklist: https://www.themiddlesizedgarden.co.uk/the-middlesized-garden-beautiful-borders-planning-checklist/
02:16 The Great Dixter Plant Fair is held twice a year: https://www.greatdixter.co.uk/pages/events/category/whats-on
02:34 Is it cheaper to buy from local independent nurseries or garden centres?
03:17 Plant perennials and shrubs instead of annuals
04:07 Re-use some of the plants you already have
05:15 When is the cheapest time of year to buy plants?
06:06 Dyson’s Salvia Nursery and Great Comp Garden: https://www.greatcompgarden.co.uk/
06:09 How to grow salvias video: https://youtu.be/2zOkpJ52T40
06:33 Propagate plants – Fraser Valley Rose Farm video on taking cuttings from 4 different types of plants https://youtu.be/BwI_R7VO4Js
07:59 Grow from seed
08:45 Use plants which self-seed easily
09:40 Buy smaller sizes of plants
10:30 Total amount saved with cost-cutting tips
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